Premier League: Best players from outside Europe

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The Premier League has plenty of foreign talent on show, most of whom have been imported from inside Europe. But there are many talented players from other continents as well.

Mark Schwarzer | Fulham

The Australian has been stopping shots for years and is the only player from outside Europe to make the top ten list for Premier League appearances. Even to this day the veteran makes game-winning stops and has adapted well to the quicker modern game.

Pablo Zabaleta | Manchester City

I recently put this man in my overseas XI, much to some people's disgust. I think he is currently the best right-back in the league at the moment. He has only been starting in Micah Richards' absence, but he has made an excellent replacement.

Oscar | Chelsea

One of Brazil's young talents who has certainly impressed in his debut season in the Premier League. Together with Juan Mata and Eden Hazard he has become part of a terrible trio for opposition defences. Even when he is left out he makes a good impact player from the bench, as he proved in the away leg against Sparta Prague in Chelsea's Europa league campaign.

David Luiz | Chelsea

Not a great defender - he's better in midfield - but his personality can not be faulted. One of the coolest players in the league, never fazed by anything, he can certainly hit a free-kick or a long-range shot. His coolness came through in last season's Champions League final where the Brazilian took a marathon run up before thumping the ball into the roof of the net in the penalty shoot-out. Risky.

Luis Suarez | Liverpool

This man also made my overseas XI and I think he would make any 11 right now, he is on fire at the moment. The Uruguayan has topped goalscoring tables so far this season and continues to shine on the Anfield pitch with his pass-and-move game.

Carlos Tevez | Manchester City

Driving jokes aside, this man picks up points at will. He has the capability of winning any match at any time, and thankfully for City he has not repeated last seasons antics and has instead chosen to wait until the summer for a holiday!

Sergio Aguero | Manchester City

Never mind match-winner, this player knows what it feels like to win a whole season. His last-gasp strike against QPR ended City fans' 44 years of hurt. This man is a clinical finisher and can make a goal from anything.

Demba Ba | Chelsea

The final player is one of so many African players in the Premier League. After his recent transfer to Chelsea for £7.5m he has slowed his scoring down, but when he is in the mood he is absolutely unstoppable. He recently put Chelsea through to the FA Cup semi-finals with a strike against Manchester United.

Who do you think is the Premier Leagues best non-European player and why? Tell us in the comments section below!


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Mark Schwarzer
David Luiz
Carlos Tevez
Sergio Aguero
Demba Ba
Pablo Zabaleta
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