Team of the Week: February 7

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After another hectic week in the Premier League, GiveMeFootball run through the ten fixtures over the past three days and pick the best from the bunch.

All the big teams are represented after a classic comeback from Manchester United and defensive masterclass (of sorts) between Spurs and Liverpool.

It wasn't just the big boys who made the grade though, with Norwich, Swansea and Sunderland also represented.

Goalkeeper - David de Gea (Manchester United)

The Spanish stopper has received some strong criticism during his time at Old Trafford, but produced a fine performance in the 3-3 draw at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

De Gea could do little with any of the goals but made stunning saves from Juan Mata, Michael Essien and Gary Cahill to preserve a point after a rousing comeback.

Defender - Michael Turner (Sunderland)

One of the Black Cats' defensive heroes on an afternoon of success at Stoke as the Martin O'Neill renaissance continued with a 1-0 win.

James McClean scored the winner, but it was the effort at the back to stop Tony Pulis' ten-men from breaking through which was crucial. Turner takes the lead plaudits.

Defender - Martin Skrtel (Liverpool)

The Slovakian international once again impressed at the heart of defence for Kenny Dalglish's side in the 0-0 draw with Spurs at Anfield.

Emmanuel Adebayor was a relative spectator in the presence of Skrtel, who made up for his red card in the corresponding fixture earlier in the season.

Defender - Adam Drury (Norwich City)

The former Canaries captain is no longer a starter at Carrow Road, but came in to do an excellent job against Chris Eagles on Saturday.

A 2-0 win keeps Paul Lambert's side on cause for a safe finish this season, and keeping clean sheets could be key to their survival. Drury can play a part in that effort.

Midfielder - Juan Mata (Chelsea)

The Spanish starlet arrived with great expectations in the summer, with Andre Villas-Boas spending big on the former Valencia playmaker.

And, after some solid performances in west London, Mata again came to the fore against the Red Devils on Sunday, playing an instrumental role in the Blues taking a three-goal lead before being pulled back. His goal was a bonus.

Midfielder - Scott Parker (Tottenham Hotspur)

A performance to impress watching England boss Fabio Capello, Parker did his job to perfection in blunting Liverpool's attack at Anfield.

The former Hammer commanded the midfield, and helped subdue Steven Gerrard and the returning Luis Suarez after his introduction from the bench.

Midfielder - Gylfi Sigurdsson (Swansea City)

On loan from 1899 Hoffenheim, Sigurdsson has gradually grown in stature for the Swans since arriving last month and grabbed his first goal in the 2-1 win at West Brom.

A creative presence in the centre of the pitch, the 22-year-old was full of ideas at the Hawthorns and fits the bill perfectly for Brendan Rodgers.

Midfielder - Theo Walcott (Arsenal)

Whilst young compatriot Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain takes all the plaudits, winger Walcott went about his business in fine style during the 7-1 win at the Emirates Stadium.

The England international created three of the goals in the romp, and drew affectionate praise from teammate Robin Van Persie post-match.

Forward - Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

The Red Devils hitman was clinical from the spot at Stamford Bridge, scoring two penalties in the 3-3 draw. He was also involved in the equaliser after his initial shot was parried by Petr Cech.

It was Rooney's all-round performance which will have pleased manager Sir Alex Ferguson most however, with the 26-year-old instrumental in everything good that came from the Red Devils.

Forward - Robin Van Persie (Arsenal)

What can you say about the Dutch striker - three more goals to add to his personal tally in the 7-1 win over Blackburn at the Emirates. His personal tally in the Premier League is now 22 this term.

Not his toughest goals to score, Van Persie was in the right place at the right time to tap home a couple, but was also the talismanic figure throughout in north London.

Forward - Sergio Aguero (Manchester City)

The Argentine hitman only struck once in the late kick-off at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, converting from the spot in the 3-0 win over Fulham.

His overall performance was outstanding though, setting-up Edin Dzeko for a tap-in and Adam Johnson for the cross that deflected in for an own goal.

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