5. Yaya Toure | Manchester City
Yaya Toure is not all about brute force, although clearly his physical superiority over most of his Premier League opponents gives him a huge advantage.
The Ivory Coast international is also technically gifted and weighs in with his fair share of goals, too - this season he has netted 14 goals in 29 matches.
There must be members of the FC Barcelona hierarchy who regret selling him to Manchester City in 2010.