London, April 23 (IANS) Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has said it is “an honour” to be included in the English Premier League Team of the Year for the 2015-16 season.
“It’s an honour, I feel very proud. There are great goalkeepers in the Premier League,” said the Spanish international on Friday, reports Efe.
This is the third time the 25-year-old has been named best goalkeeper in the Premier League.
The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) in England previously included De Gea in the best team in the 2012-13 and 2014-15 seasons.
“We must also give credit to the team, I think that United should always be represented in the team of the year,” the goalkeeper added.
In addition to De Gea, the PFA Team of the Year includes defenders Hector Bellerin (Arsenal), Toby Alderweireld (Tottenham), Wes Morgan (Leicester) and Danny Rose (Tottenham); midfielders N’Golo Kante (Leicester), Dimitri Payet (West Ham United), Dele Alli (Tottenham) and Riyad Mahrez (Leicester); strikers Harry Kane (Tottenham) and Jamie Vardy (Leicester).