De Bruyne and Silva have, literally, been central to City rise to the Premier League summit this season.
Silva is the only one of City's three to taste Premier League glory with the club in the past, having been part of the squad which lifted the trophy in 2012 and 2014.
Salah, on the other hand. has continued his prolific form despite his lack of experience in the Premier League before his £39m move to Liverpool FC from AS Roma last summer.
De Bruyne tops the assist leaders with 15 and has also contributed seven goals, Silva has 11 assists and eight goals while Sane has 12 assists and nine goals.
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Ilkay Gundogan will play the holding midfield role instead, but doesn't quite offer the defensive protection of the Brazilian. Tottenham are unbeaten in the league since December when they incidentally lost to Manchester City at the Etihad 4-1.
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Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante won the 2016-17 player of the year award, while Tottenham's Dele Alli was voted best young player for the second season in a row.
The former Chelsea and Fiorentina player is now the Premier League's top scorer, four goals ahead of second-placed Harry Kane.
The Egyptian has scored 39 times in all competitions, including in each leg as Liverpool dumped City out of the Champions League quarter-finals 5-1 on aggregate.
The PFA Players' Player of the Year will be announced on Sunday April 22 during a special awards ceremony at Grosvenor House in London.
While the main award of the PFA Player of the Year takes the main headlines, the Young player of the Year is still a highly prestigious and coveted award.
Sterling, 23, is joint-fourth in the Premier League's scoring charts behind Salah, Kane and Sergio Aguero with 16 goals, and has also added eight assists.