Ten Statistically Best Premier League Players So Far, With Chelsea Duo Fighting For Top Spot

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There are some surprise names in the top ten Premier League players so far this season…

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According to football statistics aggregator WhoScored, these ten stars have outperformed anyone else in the Premier League during the competition’s opening two weekends – you can see the full list here.

10) Mile Jedinak (Crystal Palace)

Mile Jedinak Crystal Palace

Despite all the turmoil surrounding Crystal Palace at the start of this season, the defensive midfielder has done his best to keep the fighting spirit. Rating: 8.05.

9) Stevan Jovetic (Manchester City)

Stevan Jovetic Manchester City

The forward has put last season’s injury issues firmly behind him, netting twice in the 3-1 defeat of title rivals Liverpool. He feels like a new signing for Manchester City. Rating: 8.09.

8) Laurent Koscielny (Arsenal)

Laurent Koscielny Arsenal

Was surprisingly left out of Arsenal’s team to face Everton last weekend, in favour of the returning Per Mertesacker. He did play well against Crystal Palace however, scoring the equaliser in a 2-1 win. Rating: 8.18.

7) Mauro Zarate (West Ham United)

Mauro Zarate West Ham

Did the business for the Hammers against Crystal Palace last weekend, scoring in the 3-1 win while also recording an impressive pass completion percentage. Rating: 8.19.

6) Branislav Ivanovic (Chelsea)

Branislav Ivanovic Chelsea

The reliable and dependable Serbian defender has been in excellent form at the start of the new season, playing on the right of Chelsea’s back four. Scored against Burnley. Rating: 8.19.

5) Ryan Shawcross (Stoke City)

Ryan Shawcross Stoke

Stoke may have started the season slowly, but this no nonsense defender is still well and truly his normal self. He bundled in a crucial equaliser against Hull City last weekend. Rating: 8.21.

4) Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur)

Eric Dier Tottenham Hotspur

Two games, two goals and two clean sheets. You can’t ask for much more from a 20-year-old defender who has already taken the Premier League by storm. Rating: 8.24.

3) Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea)

Cesc Fabregas Chelsea

Put in a Man-of-the-Match performance on his competitive debut against Burnley, and followed that up with another solid performance against Leicester City to help the Blues win two out of two. Rating: 8.34.

2) Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur)

Nacer Chadli Tottenham

He will know he need to start producing after a difficult first season at White Hart Lane, and he made an impressive start to this campaign with his performance against QPR, scoring twice. Rating: 8.54.

1) Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

Eden Hazard Chelsea

Scored the decisive second goal to see of Leicester City last weekend, and has looked generally menacing in both of the games he has played in so far. Rating: 8.7.

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