Jamie’s Premier League XI of 2017

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(4-3-3) Goal­keeper

David de Gea (Manch­ester United)

Un­for­tu­nately I am go­ing to have to start with a Manch­ester United player, who I ac­tu­ally think is the best keeper in the world at the mo­ment.

Right-back

Ce­sar Azpilicueta (Chelsea)

His Chelsea team play a slightly dif­fer­ent sys­tem with three at the back, but Azpilicueta has to go in there as he is one of the best de­fend­ers in the Premier League.

Cen­tre-backs:

Toby Alder­weireld and Jan Ver­tonghen (Tot­ten­ham)

Alder­weireld last sea­son was the out­stand­ing cen­tre-back. Along­side him,

Ver­tonghen was not far be­hind.

Left-back

Mar­cos Alonso (Chelsea)

I think he has been out­stand­ing in the 12 months he has been here. Has a su­perb de­fen­sive record with Chelsea and he also gets goals.

Right mid­field

Kevin De Bruyne (Manch­ester City)

The stand­out player at the start of this sea­son. I think he is go­ing to be a fu­ture Player of the Year con­tender.

Cen­tre mid­field

N’ golo Kante (Chelsea)

The de­fen­sive player in the mid­dle. He has gone from Le­ices­ter City to Chelsea and been the most im­pres­sive player in both sides.

Left mid­field

Philippe Coutinho (Liver­pool)

It’s a new po­si­tion that he has been play­ing for Liver­pool but he has been out­stand­ing.

Right winger

Sa­dio Mane (Liver­pool)

Last sea­son with­out him Liver­pool fell apart at times. He adds goals, pace, as­sists.

Cen­tre­for­ward

Harry Kane (Tot­ten­ham)

We are three or four years in now and I think we will be say­ing the same in 10 years about him be­ing the main striker in the Premier League.

Left winger

Eden Haz­ard (Chelsea)

He has been the out­stand­ing player in the league over the past three or four years.

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