Premier League: the best player so far this season for every age from 18-37

Back in November 2019, we decided to look at stats to determine the best player in the Premier League for every age from 18-36.

With the league now postponed and only nine gameweeks from finishing, we’ve decided to revisit it once again.

This time round, we’ve also added the best 37-year-old in England’s top tier.

Players must have played in at least 10 games. Stats are provided by

View the list below…

18. Bukayo Saka – 6.66

Saka has impressed for Arsenal at left-back this season, recording four Premier League assists. He’s been better than Man United’s Mason Greenwood (6.47) and teammate Gabriel Martinelli (6.40).

19. Callum Hudson-Odoi – 6.63

The Chelsea winger has a free pass here given there aren’t many 19-year-old’s playing in England’s top tier.

20. Dwight McNeil – 7.09

McNeil has been good again for Burnley this season. A move to a top six club could be on the horizon if he keeps his level of performances up.

21. Trent Alexander-Arnold – 7.30

The Liverpool full-back has recorded 14 (yes, 14!) assists from right-back this campaign.

22. Marcus Rashford – 7.34

Rashford was in the form of his life until a serious back injury at the start of the year.

23. Wilfried Ndidi – 7.36

Ndidi has been rated narrowly better than Leicester teammate James Maddison (7.34).

24. Adama Traore – 7.61

Wolves have been flying this season and Traore has been a big part of their success.

25. John McGinn – 7.26

Aston Villa wouldn’t be in the relegation zone had McGinn not missed months of the season through injury.

26. Ricardo Pereira – 7.50

Pereira has been comfortably better than the next best 26-year-old, Harry Kane (7.30).

27. Mohamed Salah – 7.45

Salah has notched 16 times this season and has statistically been the Premier League’s sixth best player.

28. Kevin De Bruyne – 7.92

De Bruyne has directly contributed to 24 goals this campaign. He’s been the Premier League’s best player by far. Sadio Mane (7.50), Virgil van Dijk (7.40) and Roberto Firmino (7.26) all miss out.

29. Riyad Mahrez – 7.59

Some football fans may be surprised to learn Mahrez has been statistically the third best player in England’s top tier in 2019/20.

30. Cesar Azpilicueta – 7.11

Chelsea’s club captain continues to be a reliable defender. He’s been better than Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (6.99).

31. Willian – 7.25

Now this is a surprise. Who would have thought that Willian would be higher rated than Sergio Aguero (7.20) this term?

32. Jonny Evans – 6.95

Evans is in contention to be named in the Premier League Team of the Year.

33. Jamie Vardy – 7.25

Vardy is now 33 but remains one of the league’s most lethal strikers. He currently leads the race for the golden boot with 19 goals.

34. David Silva – 7.15

Silva is having a solid season in what will be his last for Manchester City.

35. Lukasz Fabianski – 6.64

Fabianski remains one of the most reliable goalkeepers in the Premier League.

36. Glenn Murray – 6.26

Funnily enough, Murray has statistically been the fifth worst player in the league this season. He’s scored just once for Brighton but is the only 36-year-old that qualifies.

37. Ben Foster – 6.56

Foster has conceded 44 goals in 29 games but he’s actually been one of the better goalkeepers in the league this season. He is the only 37-year-old that qualifies.

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