GMS Academy member Ahmed Osoble picks his Premier League team of the season...
David Marshall - Cardiff City
While his side have languished towards the bottom end of the Premier League spectrum, Marshall has been in impressive form throughout the campaign, making his mere 11 caps for Scotland incomprehensible. While Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men may have suffered relegation to the Championship, Marshall merits a return to the top-flight. His exclusion from the PFA Team of the Year was arguably unjustified.
Seamus Coleman - Everton
The Irishman has been in scintillating form this season, contributing substantially to Everton's unanticipated push for Champions League participation. His six goals and tirelessly vibrant marauding tendencies on the right flank have made his £60k price tag, signed from Sligo Rovers in 2009, incomprehensible.
John Terry - Chelsea
After his status as surplus to requirements last season under Rafa Benitez's unceremonious stewardship, the return of Jose Mourinho has revitalised the former England international (Roy Hodgson could do with his emergence from international retirement). His presence is one of a commanding, assertive aura and he has contributed hugely to Chelsea's defensive solidity this season.
Gary Cahill - Chelsea
The England defender has formed a solid, coherent partnership with Terry and has flourished this term, establishing himself as one of the Premier League's most accomplished centre-halves. Along with Terry, the former Bolton defender has excellently nullified the likes of Sergio Aguero, Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge in the league.
Cesar Azpilicueta - Chelsea
The Spaniard has thrived in his converted position of left-back, cementing his place in Vicente Del Bosque's Spanish World Cup squad and laying an advanced case for a starting berth. His preference for solidity rather than providing an offensive option down the right flank has spectacularly ousted Ashley Cole, with the pragmatic Mourinho favouring an impressive defensive record.
Steven Gerrard - Liverpool
The 33-year-old has spearheaded Liverpool's unanticipated challenge for the league crown with his priceless experience and quality. He has adapted excellently to his new deep-lying role, orchestrating attacking moves for the quicker players ahead of him, the likes of Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge. Was he to lift the league trophy aloft at Anfield on the final day of the season, the best moment of his illustrious career would be a timely outcome.
Yaya Toure - Manchester City
The Ivorian has accentuated his great importance to Manuel Pellegrini's side with a fantastic season, the 30-year-old adding goals, 19 in the league, to his pace, strength and free-kick expertise, scoring the most in the Premier League this term for his club. A key player for City.
Willian - Chelsea
The Brazilian has excelled at SW6 this season, tailoring his individual game to suit Jose Mourinho's pragmatic approach. His wonderful vibrancy and tireless energy has provided Chelsea with a prominent creative spark. The 25 year-old has arguably been the signing of the season, with City's Fernandinho providing stern competition.
Sergio Aguero - Manchester City
Despite his plethora of unfortunate injuries, the Argentine has shone this term, registering 19 goals in all competitions. The 26-year-old contributed richly to City's early goal spree, before he succumbed to troublesome injuries.
Eden Hazard - Chelsea
The Belgian has played a pivotal role in Chelsea's continued participation in the Premier League title race and progression into the Champions League semi-finals. With his 14 league goals and highly impressive individual displays, his merited collection of the PFA Young Player of the Year was recognition of his vast development under Mourinho. A star in the making.
Luis Suarez - Liverpool
The Uruguayan returned from his lengthy suspension for his notorious bite on Branislav Ivanovic in scintillating fashion, breaking records for sheer amusement. He overtook Robbie Fowler to claim the accolade of most goals in one Premier League campaign and became only the second Liverpool player to score 30 goals in a season since Ian Rush in 1986/87.
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