10. Simon Mignolet
The Belgian goalkeeper looks a great buy for Liverpool this summer, after his impressive start to the season. He made the £9 million move from Sunderland and looks to be a great bit of business by manager Brendan Rodgers.
So far he has kept 4 clean sheets and saved a penalty in their match at home to Stoke City. If he keeps this form up, there’s no reason why he can’t continue to rack up those clean sheets and help keep Liverpool at the right end of the table.
9. Morgan Amalfitano
West Brom completed the loan signing of the French International from Marseille and it seems to be a shrewd bit of business from Steve Clarke. The Frenchman has impressed with his recent displays, with a highlight being the sublime goal he grabbed at Old Trafford against Manchester United where he knocked the ball through Rio Ferdinand’s legs and dinked it over David De Gea in a shock 2-1 victory for the Baggies.
Paulinho made made a £17 million transfer from Corinthians to Tottenham Hotspur and he hasn’t disappointed. The Brazilian playmaker has looked one of the most influential players in the Spurs side and it is easy to see why they splashed out the money to get the midfielder. Paulinho scored his first goal for the club with a cheeky backheel against Cardiff City.
7. Loic Remy
Loic Remy looks to be a very smart signing by Alan Pardew. The Frenchman arrived on loan from QPR at the start of the season and has helped Newcastle to many crucial points. The striker has tbeen pivotal for the Toon Army as he is second top scorer in the Premier League with 7 goals. He scored the only goal in the magpies surprise victory away at Tottenham Hotspur.
6. Alvaro Negredo
The Spaniard made the move to Manchester City from Sevilla for just under £17 million and that seems to be money well spent after his impressive start in English football. The powerful striker has bagged 9 goals in all competitions so far with 4 in the league and he has formed a good understanding with Argentine Sergio Aguero.
5. Gareth Barry
When Roberto Martinez took over at Everton, he had the summer transfer window to tinker with his side and the loan signing of Barry from Man City has proved to be a great capture for the Toffees. The defensive midfielder links the team together well with the approach Martinez has brought to the Merseyside team.
4. Mesut Ozil
Arsenal’s marquee signing of the summer for a club record £42.5 million from Real Madrid. He has had a pretty exciting start to his career in England, putting in notable performances against Napoli in the Champions League and Norwich in the league, and him joining the Gunners has instilled a belief that they can challenge for trophies once again after an eight year drought.
3. Dejan Lovren
Lovren made the move from Lyon for an estimated fee of £8.5 and is one of the best signings that was made during the summer. The Bosnian defender has played a crucial part in Southampton’s great start to the season which has seen the team only concede 5 goals in the league so far. The centre-back also scored the winner against Liverpool at Anfield in a 1-0 win.
2. Romelu Lukaku
The powerful Belgian forward was for some reason allowed to leave on loan by Chelsea and he has got Everton off to an excellent start, with 5 goals in 7 league appearances. for the big . Another good addition from Roberto Martinez, Lukaku has justified the hype with a string of outstanding displays so far this campaign. If he carries on his good form then Chelsea won’t be so generous by loaning him out again next year.
1. Mathieu Flamini
Arsenal’s most consistent performer this season. The former Ac Milan midfielder re-joined the North London club and has got off to an absolute flyer. He has been one of the most creative players in the side this season and has broken the play down well to get his team going again. A relative steal on a free transfer, Flamini has proven that he still has what it takes in an Arsenal side looking to mount an assault on the Premier League title.
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