Former City striker Ross McCormack, now at Fulham, was chosen as second best player in the division with Brentford's Alan Judge third.
The rest of the players in the 15 are all from top six clubs with Burnley's Andre Grey the number one choice.
Also revealed is the Championship team of the season as voted by the PFA. No surprise that no City players feature in that either. The PFA reveal comes nearly a week ahead of the ceremonial evening next Sunday but after details were leaked today the PFA announced the winning teams already.
The top 15 players voted by club managers are:
The PFA Championship team of the season is:
Tom Heaton (Burnley); Bruno Saltor (Brighton), Daniel Ayala/Michael Dawson (Middlesbrough/Hull), Will Keane (Burnley), George Friend (Middlesbrough); Adam Clayton (Middlesbrough), Alan Judge (Brentford), Joey Barton (Burnley), Barry Bannan (Sheff Wed); Andre Gray (Burnley), Ross McCormack (Fulham).