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Top 5: MLS stars so far this season

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What a blistering start to Major League Soccer in 2015 it has been, and yet we still await the imminent arrivals of Premier League veteran legends, Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard, who await to make their debut for their respective new clubs.

Whilst David Villa has underperformed, his arch rival legend, Kaka, has done the absolute opposite by thriving with Orlando City SC.

But who has stood out the most in the opening fourteen weeks in MLS? Here are five of the best stars, catching eyes from week one.

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5. Chris Wondolowski

A couple of weeks ago, Chris Wondolowski made the record books as he netted his 100th MLS goal for San Jose Earthquakes.

"Wondo," as he is so well known in the States isn't thinking about stopping at the century mark, either, after netting number 101 against Toronto FC last week.

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So, why is the San Jose veteran been left to run riot? Well, it's more a case of who can stop him? Give him any chance in front of goal and you will be punished without question. This guy has both eyes on the target at all times and has proved that so far, scoring on six occasions.

4. Benny Feilhaber

Now onto a personal favorite of mine, Benny Feilhaber, whose contribution to Sporting Kansas City this season could prove to be essential in their push for the Western Conference title. They currently stand in third behind Vancouver Whitecaps, having two games in hand over the Canadian's, whilst Seattle Sounders are still cruising in front.

The former Derby County midfielder has featured in each of the Wizards' games thus far this season, scoring five times, including an absolute barnstormer against Houston Dynamo in the last minute to rescue a point on the road.

We're not even halfway into the season and Feilhaber has already beaten his goalscoring record from last season. Keep your eyes on this man because he will do damage.

3. Tyler Deric

It's not often that I would put a goalkeeper into a top five players list, but it's hard to keep your eyes off Tyler Deric at the moment. A lot of keepers will stand and watch a soaring ball fly past them.

Well, Tyler Deric isn't a lot of keepers and he is his own species of a shot stopper. Through some of the crucial saves he has made this season, maybe it would be rational to label the Houston Dynamo star as superhuman.

Including Tyler Deric in the top five shortlist may stir up plenty of controversy because of the amount of goals he tends to concede, but you go away, look at some of his top saves in 2015, come back, and tell me he doesn't deserve his place here.

2. Kei Kamara

I remember when Kei Kamara starred for Norwich and Middlesbrough over in England and he was a real laughing stock. He looked like a headless chicken more often than not, or like a young child in a nightclub. I don't think the Premier League was the right fit for the 30-year-old.

However, the Columbus Crew top scorer has the last laugh now, currently leading scorer in Major League, hitting double figures already in week fourteen. 

Kamara is a dangerous aerial threat, so any ball that is delivered into the danger area... well... we'll let Kei do the rest of the talking.

1. Sebastian Giovinco

There is no player more deserving of the top spot in this category than the incredible Sebastian Giovinco. Since his off-season transfer switch from Juventus to Toronto FC, the Reds have been offered a major lifeline in reaching the play-offs for the first time in their nine year history.

Every goal that the tantalising Italian scores is eye candy. Whether it's a 30-yard thunderbolt or a cool, calm, collective curler into the top corner, it's guaranteed to give you goosebumbs.

WHO DO YOU THINK HAS BEEN THE BEST PLAYER IN MLS FOR YOU THIS SEASON? TELL US BELOW..

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