Three named in PFA team of the year
Written by Dan King
Three Newcastle United players have been named in the PFA Sky Bet Championship team of the year.
The team was announced on Thursday, ahead of the 44th PFA Awards which will be held at the Grosvenor House hotel in London on Sunday evening.
Gayle has scored 22 times for the Magpies this season, while Shelvey has been an influential figure in midfield and Lascelles has skippered United throughout a strong campaign.
The full team is:
Goalkeeper - David Stockdale (Brighton & Hove Albion)
Defender - Bruno Saltor (Brighton & Hove Albion)
Defender - Lewis Dunk (Brighton & Hove Albion)
Defender - Jamaal Lascelles (Newcastle United)
Defender - Ryan Sessegnon (Fulham)
Midfielder - Tom Cairney (Fulham)
Midfielder - Anthony Knockaert (Brighton & Hove Albion)
Midfielder - Aaron Mooy (Huddersfield Town)
Midfielder - Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United)
Forward - Dwight Gayle (Newcastle United)
Forward - Chris Wood (Leeds United)