Man City star blasts 'absurd' Premier League decision as Man Utd & Liverpool target dreams of Premier League

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Manchester City star Ederson has questioned Rodri’s omission from the Premier League player of the year shortlist.

The Spain international has been in outstanding form once again this season as Pep Guardiola’s side look to become the first club to win the Premier League title in four consecutive seasons. Despite his high level of consistency, Rodri was not on the seven-man shortlist after Erling Haaland, Alexander Isak, Martin Ødegaard, Cole Palmer, Declan Rice, Virgil van Dijk and Ollie Watkins all made the cut. Brazil international Ederson praised the players that have been selected for the award - but described the decision to omit City team-mate Rodri as ‘absurd’.

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"There are good players, but I see Rodri as a great candidate who isn't on the list. I don't understand why he's not on the list either. Honestly, that's unacceptable," Ederson told ESPN Brasil.

"If you look at his year, his campaign, the last few seasons he's been playing and see that he's not on the list, it's absurd. I don't know what criteria they use to nominate players, but there are also great players competing. But I see Rodri as a great candidate to win and unfortunately he's not on the list. So I think I'll be rooting for Phil to win, because Phil is also having a great season, he's helped us a lot. This season he's scored more goals, provided more assists, been more consistent and more important to the team too."

France star ‘dreaming’ of Premier League move

Jean-Clair Todibo is ‘dreaming’ of a move to the Premier League amid speculation linking Manchester United and Liverpool with a move for the Nice defender - according to reports in France.

A report in Nice Matin has claimed the France international is ‘inevitably’ playing his final games for Nice ahead of a departure during the summer transfer window. Todibo has impressed during his three-and-a-half year stay at Nice, making 134 appearances and earning a first call-up to the France senior squad. The defender will hope to secure a place in Les Bleus Euro 2024 Finals squad this summer - but a decision over his future is lying in wait as several clubs consider a move for his services over the coming months.

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