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2020 is nearing to its end. It was an extraordinary year which changed the lives across all over the world and the football world was not an exception. Premier League, Champions League and other top European continental and domestic leagues were held, even the Olympic Games and European Championship were postponed. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the games have gone on in the empty stadium.
But even in these unusual conditions, Premier League continues to be one of the most exciting leagues in the world. Players continue the hard work and are doing everything to improve their stats and impress the fans. And here are top 10 best players of the Premier League this year with no particular order.
Jack Grealish, who is a highly regarded player, has done everything to become Aston Villa’s captain and talisman scored many goals and has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United. The 25-year-old can play on wings and in midfield. The England international could see his career changed during the upcoming football year.
Leicester City’s star Jamie Vardy is already a 33-year-old, but he still continues to score goals and leading the Foxes line. Islam Slimani and Kelechi Iheanacho joined Leicester City in order to replace him, however, have failed to do so. Vardy won the Premier League Golden Boot last season after scored 23 goals in 35 games and he continues his fine form in the current season.
Jordan Henderson was one of the key players at Liverpool, who helped them to win the Premier League title after 30-years. He has shown consistent performances and leadership abilities were vital for Jurgen Klopp’s side during the year.
Liverpool’s Trent Alexnder-Arnold is one of the best right-back’s in the world football right now. The 22-year-old has become a lethal offensively with his creativity and passing ability. Alongside Andrew Robertson, Trent played a more subdued role to go forward and deliver perfect assists.
Another Liverpool star who is on our list is Sadio Mane. Last season, the Senegal international scored 18 goals in 35 Premier League appearances as Liverpool won the Premier League title. The player has also had a good season so far.
Manchester United signed Bruno Fernandes in January transfer window from Sporting CP for £47 million. His impact on the team was as much as he ended up winning the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award. The Portuguese is now regarded as United’s most important player. The 26-year-old’s creativity from midfield and his ability to consistently score goals was differential for the Red Devils.
Liverpool won Premier League title this season and Mohamed Salah was a key player during the way. 19 goals in 34 games explain the greatness of the Egyptian star last season. During the current campaign, Salah has already scored 13 goals in 13 appearances, as of today (December 21).
Harry Kane has enjoyed his days under new Tottenham Hotspur boss Jose Mourinho and now looks rejuvenated with his partner in crime Son Heung Min. Spurs are currently competing for the top of the league table and Kane is a huge part of it. The England captain has already scored 9 goals and has created ten assists during this Premier League season as of today (December 21).
Kevin De Bruyne
Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne was voted as the Premier League Player of the Season last year and it was a well-deserved award for one of the best players in the world. The Belgium international is one of the best performers at Man City as the player has created 20 assists last season and it was a joint-record number with Thierry Henry’s for most assists in a single season.
Son Heung Min
Tottenham’s Korean idol is one of the best wingers in the world right now. The player has been in sensational form this season and he proved his greatness after he even managed to complete his military duty during the Premier League lockdown, which didn’t hart his form. The 28-year-old has scored 11 goals in 30 games last season, but this season he has already managed to score 11 goals in only 14 games and create four assists as of today (December 21).