Tim Krul, Max Aaron and Grant Hanley among SIX Norwich City players named in PFA Championship team of the season…Brentford striker Ivan Toney also chosen
- Emiliano Buendia, Oliver Skipp and Teemu Pukki were also named in the side
- Brentford striker Ivan Toney scored 33 goals as the Bees won promotion
- Toney’s Brentford teammate Rico Henry was also included in the lineup
- Blackburn striker Adam Armstrong was also recognized after scoring 26 goals
Norwich’s dominance of the 2020/21 Championship season was highlighted by the fact that six players were named in the PFA Championship Team of the Year.
The Canaries sealed an immediate return to the Premier League in style, finishing six points clear of the table with 97 points.
Goalkeeper Tim Krul, defenders Max Aarons and Grant Hanley, playmaker Emiliano Buendia, Tottenham mercenary Oliver Skipp and striker Teemu Pukki were all recognized by their peers and voted into the division team.
Teemu Pukki and Emi Buendia were both included in the Championship Team of the Season
Brentford striker Ivan Toney was recorded after scoring 33 goals as the Bees won promotion
Considered one of the best young right-backs in the country, Aarons has been a standout player all season. Buendia is expected to spark interest from other clubs after scoring 15 goals and scoring another 16. Skipp is ready to challenge for a first team spot at Spurs and Pukki bagged 26 goals.
Brentford’s first rise to the Premier League, which came through the play-offs, was arguably the story of the season and the Bees had three representatives on the side.
Striker Ivan Toney, whose 33 goals and 10 assists propelled Thomas Frank’s side to victory, centre-back Ethan Pinnock and left-back Rico Henry are all playing after outstanding seasons.
Blackburn striker Adam Armstrong was also recognized by his peers after a fine campaign, scoring 26 goals in a mid-table team.
French midfielder Michael Olise, who plays for Reading, was also named after a breakthrough season, he was just 19 years old.
Blackburn striker Adam Armstrong was also included after scoring an impressive 26 goals