Premier League: Liverpool, Man City players who do not qualify for 'winners medal'

Premier League: Liverpool, Man City players who do not qualify for 'winners medal'

Premier League winner will emerge on the last day of the league with Manchester City and Liverpool seriously contending for the prestigious prize.

The Citizens currently tops the log with 95 points - one point better than the Reds after 37 round of matches this campaign.

Pep Guardiola's men travel to the at the Amex Stadium to battle Brighton & Hove Albion away from home.

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While Jurgen Klopp's men welcome giant slayers Wolverhampton Wanderers to Anfield at 3pm

A win for both sides will see Man City reclaim the title with 98 points, just two short of their record-breaking of 100 points last season.

However, despite the excitement that often comes with winning the title among players, their are stringent rules that determines which player gets the winners' medal.

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For instance, players need to have made a minimum of five appearances for their respective teams to earn one.

Be that as it may, the Premier League board can still award additional medals to players who have made fewer than five games.

However, this can only be done at the board's discretion and is often reserved for back-up goalkeepers and injured players.

Owing to these rules, there are players both in the City and Liverpool camp who could miss out on the medal when either side lifts the title.

Below are the players who will not be getting Premier League medals should their teams win the title this afternoon.

Liverpool

For the Reds, the most notable names include Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Alberto Moreno.

Oxlade-Chamberlain has made just one substitute appearance since his return from a horrific knee injury.

Moreno, on his part has has played second fiddle to Andy Robertson twice this season, with the last of those coming against Burnley in December last year.

Others include youngster Rafael Camacho, who has made just one substitute appearance, and defender Nathaniel Clyne, who made four before his loan move to Bournemouth.

Simon Mignolet joins the long list of players who will not qualify for one as Alisson has been ever-present between the sticks.

Man City

Unlike Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola has made an attempt of rotating his squad often, a move that has seen him use 21 players in the league this season and all have made more than five appearances.

Only goalkeepers Claudio Bravo and Arijanet Muric have not made up numbers of games.

Danilo is the other player to have made the fewest appearances in the league with ten.

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