Rafael Benitez has hit the ground running in Italian football. His Napoli side are currently sitting pretty in second in Serie A - five points behind all-conquering Roma.
But the fact that the former Liverpool manager no longer manages in England does not mean he does not still follow the Premier League closely.
The Spaniard is a student of football and has strong opinions on most aspects of the beautiful game.
Benitez, who brought Liverpool the Champions League in 2005, has now picked out his top 5 performers in the Premier League so far, as reported by the Independent.