The CIES Football Observatory have released their stats regarding the best players in the Premier League since the start of the season, based on technical analysis. Surprises? You bet. At centre-back it’s Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny who got a perfect score of 100. He beat Villa’s Ciaran Clark and West Ham’s Angelo Ogbonna. In at full-back is Cedric Soares of Southampton, also scoring 100. Nacho Monreal and Jordan Amavi were second and third respectively. In the midfield category it’s Santi Cazorla who rules the roost, edging out Yaya Toure of Man City and teammate Francis Coquelin. Moving forward it’s another Gunner who occupies the attacking midfield slot. Mesut Ozil might not have scored yet but he still trumps David Silva and Eden Hazard. Lastly, leading the line is Riyad Mahrez, who came out ahead of Sadio Mane and Dusan Tadic of Southampton with a perfect score. Confused? Visit the football Observatory for more.