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Harry Kane won the Premier League Golden Boot for the second year in a row.

Team of the Season 2016/17

Team of the Season 2016/17

Who is in our Premier League Team of the Season?

Kevin De Bruyne celebrates his goal against Crystal Palace.

We have chosen the eleven players that we believe have performed the best this season. There have been many stand out performers, but we believe that these are the players that have consistently played well throughout the season. Have a read and then let us know if you agree with our choices.  

Goalkeepers

The obvious choice would be Chelsea's Thibaut Courtois. The Belgian goalkeeper won the Premier League's Golden Glove award for keeping sixteen clean sheets this season. But, with the magnificent Chelsea defence in front of him, Courtois only needed to make 68 saves this season. The most saves were made by Burnley's Tom Heaton (141) and Sunderland's Jordan Pickford (135). Heaton's performances won him the Player of the Year award at Burnley and his saves are one of the reasons why Burnley will be in the Premier League again this season. Heaton probably also made the save of the season at Old Trafford when he saved a powerful short range volley from Zlatan Ibrahimovic. He made 11 saves in that match to earn Burnley a point. Pickford was one of the few highlights of Sunderland's season and the 23-year-old surely has a bright future in front of him. Another goalkeeper who had a fine season was Hugo Lloris at Tottenham. The French goalkeeper made 78 saves as Spurs conceded the fewest goals in the Premier League this season.

Our choice of goalkeeper of the season is... 

... Tom Heaton!

Defenders

Chelsea's defence was phenomenal this season. Antonio Conte's decision to bring David Luiz back to the club and to play with three centre-backs worked wonderfully well. Luiz no longer makes as many mistakes and is an even better defender than he was in his first stay at Chelsea. Gary Cahill, Victor Moses and Marcos Alonso have also been excellent but Cesar Azpiliceuta from Spain has stood out. Azpiliceuta played every Premier League match this season, which is very rare in these days of squad rotation and frequently resting players. At Tottenham, Kyle Walker and Toby Alderweireld have been excellent. Spurs fans will be hoping that both stay at the club this summer. Manchester Utd's Eric Bailly has also been excellent for Manchester Utd despite some injury problems. The players that make our team of the season are David Luiz, Cesar Azpilceuta and Toby Alderweireld.

Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld and Harry Kane both make our team of the season!

Midfielders

N'Golo Kante won the PFA Player of the Year award and is a Premier League winner for the second year in a row following his success at Leicester last year. Kante's teammates, Eden Hazard, who was back to his best this season, and Cesc Fabregas are also strong contenders for our team of the season. Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho had a strong season and helped the Reds reach the Champions League for the first time in three seasons. Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne finished with 17 assists for the season, more than any other player in the Premier League. Swansea City's Gylfi Sigurdsson was involved in over half of Swansea's Premier League goals to help them stay up. Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez was brilliant at times and helped Arsenal win the FA Cup. Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli and Heung-Min Son were also superb as Tottenham's creative trio. Our choices are Kante, Hazard, Coutinho, Sigurdsson and Sanchez.

Swansea City's Gylfi Sigurdsson has made our team of the season! 

Strikers

There have been plenty of strikers hitting the target this season. Harry Kane, once again, finished the season with the Premier League's Golden Boot Award. The Tottenham striker scored 29 Premier League goals despite being injured for about two months of the season. Kane scored seven goals in his final two matches of the season and scored four Premier League hat-tricks this season. Only Alan Shearer (the Premier League's all-time top scorer) has scored more Premier League hat-tricks in one season. In fact, in 2017, there have been six Premier League hat-tricks and Harry Kane has scored four of them! Everton's Romelu Lukaku scored one of those other two hat-tricks. The Belgian striker also had a great season. He was leading the race for the Golden Boot for much of the season and finished second with 25 Premier League goals. Diego Costa at Chelsea had a splendid season and Zlatan Ibrahimovic showed that he still has a lot to offer Manchester Utd at 35 years of age. However, we are going to go with Harry Kane and Romelu Lukaku as our two strikers.

Romelu Lukaku has had a good season at Everton!

Who will manage the Premier Skills English team?

Mauricio Pochettino was superb at Tottenham, his team scored the most, conceded the fewest and finished as the team with the biggest goal difference (+60) never to win the Premier League. Sean Dyche at Burnley did a tremendous job to keep the club in the Premier League as did Sam Allardyce at Crystal Palace and Paul Clement at Swansea who both arrived in the middle of the season to rescue their clubs from possible relegation. Our pick is the obvious one. Antonio Conte won the Premier League in his first season in England which is is an amazing achievement. At the beginning of the season, everybody was talking about Mourinho at Manchester Utd, Guardiola at Manchester City and Klopp at Liverpool. Not many people were talking about the Italian. At the end of the season, everybody is talking about him and he's already a hero at Stamford Bridge.

Antonio Conte has won the Premier League in his first season at Chelsea.

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Do you agree with our choices for Premier League Team of the Season? Why/Why not?

Which goalkeeper/defender/midfielder/striker would you choose? 

What formation would you choose for your Premier League XI?

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Eshaan_Shabeer's picture
Eshaan_Shabeer
31/10/2023
IN
377
points

Can you make one for 2022/23 season ?


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Eshaan_Shabeer
31/10/2023 12:29
India
Manchester City
377

Can you make one for 2022/23 season ?

Eshaan_Shabeer's picture
Eshaan_Shabeer
28/10/2023
IN
377
points

For Last Season 2022-23

Formation : 5-3-2

Goalkeeper - Aaron Ramsdale
Right Back - Kieran Trippier
Centre Back - Virgil Van Djik
Centre Back - Rúben Dias
Centre Back - Fabian Schar
Left Back - Kyle Walker
Defensive Midfielder - Rodri
Central Midfielder - Ilkay Gundogan
Attacking Midfielder - Kevin De Bruyne
Right Striker - Harry Kane
Left Striker - Erling Haaland


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Eshaan_Shabeer
28/10/2023 14:59
India
Manchester City
377

For Last Season 2022-23

Formation : 5-3-2

Goalkeeper - Aaron Ramsdale
Right Back - Kieran Trippier
Centre Back - Virgil Van Djik
Centre Back - Rúben Dias
Centre Back - Fabian Schar
Left Back - Kyle Walker
Defensive Midfielder - Rodri
Central Midfielder - Ilkay Gundogan
Attacking Midfielder - Kevin De Bruyne
Right Striker - Harry Kane
Left Striker - Erling Haaland

hsn's picture
hsn
20/05/2022
TR
5533
points

I would choose Spurs- H.Loris as goalkeeper/Liverpool- Van Dijk as defender/Chelsea- N.Konte as midfielder/Liverpool -M.Salah as striker.
Except the cases which is needed, often rotate of squad aren't recommended for stability of the team.
In my opinion the manager rescued a team from relegation is more successful than one's who get title.


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hsn
20/05/2022 16:10
Turkey
Tottenham Hotspur
5533

I would choose Spurs- H.Loris as goalkeeper/Liverpool- Van Dijk as defender/Chelsea- N.Konte as midfielder/Liverpool -M.Salah as striker.
Except the cases which is needed, often rotate of squad aren't recommended for stability of the team.
In my opinion the manager rescued a team from relegation is more successful than one's who get title.

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Gabriel Amaral
31/03/2021
BR
1512
points

As I didn't followed the Premier League season that year, I must agree with your choices.
If it was nowadays, I would choose a 4-3-3 formation and my starting eleven woul be: Ederson (CIT) - Arnold (LIV), Thiago Silva (CHE), Ruben Dias (CIT) - Kanté (CHE), DeBruyne (CIT), Bruno Fernandes (MAN) - Sterling (CIT), Aubameyang (ARS), Kane (TOT).


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Gabriel Amaral
31/03/2021 21:12
Brazil
Arsenal
1512

As I didn't followed the Premier League season that year, I must agree with your choices.
If it was nowadays, I would choose a 4-3-3 formation and my starting eleven woul be: Ederson (CIT) - Arnold (LIV), Thiago Silva (CHE), Ruben Dias (CIT) - Kanté (CHE), DeBruyne (CIT), Bruno Fernandes (MAN) - Sterling (CIT), Aubameyang (ARS), Kane (TOT).

asonay1
17/01/2021
TR
122
points

Firstly,I agree u'r chose because this players had incredible season.That's why I agree with u.Secondly, my goalkeeper:Courtois,my defender:David Luiz,My midfielder:N'Golo Kante,My striker:Lukaku definetely.Last question's answer is 3-5-2 but I'm not sure about this because u know we've a lot of option here.For this reason I really had a hard time for my chose


asonay1
17/01/2021 21:03
Turkey
Wolverhampton Wanderers
122

Firstly,I agree u'r chose because this players had incredible season.That's why I agree with u.Secondly, my goalkeeper:Courtois,my defender:David Luiz,My midfielder:N'Golo Kante,My striker:Lukaku definetely.Last question's answer is 3-5-2 but I'm not sure about this because u know we've a lot of option here.For this reason I really had a hard time for my chose

Sasongko
13/01/2021
ID
27
points

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Sasongko
13/01/2021 13:49
Indonesia
Manchester United
27

d

mobeckham's picture
mobeckham
17/05/2020
TR
6510
points

My favourite formation is 4 - 4 - 2


mobeckham's picture
mobeckham
17/05/2020 20:40
Turkey
Manchester United
6510

My favourite formation is 4 - 4 - 2

mobeckham's picture
mobeckham
17/05/2020
TR
6510
points

Goalkeeper : Tom Heaton
Defender : Eric Bailly
Midfielder : Kevin De Bruyne
Striker : Zlatan Ibrahimovic


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mobeckham
17/05/2020 20:39
Turkey
Manchester United
6510

Goalkeeper : Tom Heaton
Defender : Eric Bailly
Midfielder : Kevin De Bruyne
Striker : Zlatan Ibrahimovic

mobeckham's picture
mobeckham
17/05/2020
TR
6510
points

I agree with most of them but I'd like to include Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the team


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mobeckham
17/05/2020 20:38
Turkey
Manchester United
6510

I agree with most of them but I'd like to include Eric Bailly and Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the team

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MandoMontes
09/01/2020
MX
10
points

In the part of midfielders is short for me, the ausence of Kevin De Bruyne, 'The Prince of Manchester', really hurts! He do more assists than anyplayer in that season.


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MandoMontes
09/01/2020 16:24
Mexico
Manchester City
10

In the part of midfielders is short for me, the ausence of Kevin De Bruyne, 'The Prince of Manchester', really hurts! He do more assists than anyplayer in that season.

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jjosebadillo
24/11/2019
MX
435
points

I think it's fair
I think I prefer Tom Heaton


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jjosebadillo
24/11/2019 06:16
Mexico
Wolverhampton Wanderers
435

I think it's fair
I think I prefer Tom Heaton

josegsalass's picture
josegsalass
19/11/2019
VE
581
points

I think every player that was mentioned deserves to be in the team, they did great, so your choices are OK for me. Courtois was very good in the goal, he helped Chelsea a lot, as well as its defenders; the three mentioned here maintained the area mostly free of goal options. All the midfielders did a great job, but Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne was the best for me. And Harry Kane deserves this nomination and award because of his goals for the Spurs.


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josegsalass
19/11/2019 00:33
Venezuela
Liverpool
581

I think every player that was mentioned deserves to be in the team, they did great, so your choices are OK for me. Courtois was very good in the goal, he helped Chelsea a lot, as well as its defenders; the three mentioned here maintained the area mostly free of goal options. All the midfielders did a great job, but Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne was the best for me. And Harry Kane deserves this nomination and award because of his goals for the Spurs.

R_ zabalaga
15/06/2018
BO
51
points

I think Thibaut Courtois was very important in his team


R_ zabalaga
15/06/2018 23:51
Bolivia
Chelsea
51

I think Thibaut Courtois was very important in his team

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tsula21
08/03/2018
GE
14
points

yeah last season was cool but Harry Kane was excellent


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tsula21
08/03/2018 15:42
Georgia
Chelsea
14

yeah last season was cool but Harry Kane was excellent

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ninja bigotes
15/06/2017
PE
5
points

wow amazing extrodinary cooll


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ninja bigotes
15/06/2017 18:20
Peru
Chelsea
5

wow amazing extrodinary cooll

joaquinAZ
15/06/2017
PE
1
points

Yes Definitely, because I like all the players that you mention and describe in this webpage.

I choose A goalkeeper called Tom Heaton

About Days, How much will be the tickets, Information about all the players who play in the Premier League.


joaquinAZ
15/06/2017 18:16
Peru
Manchester City
1

Yes Definitely, because I like all the players that you mention and describe in this webpage.

I choose A goalkeeper called Tom Heaton

About Days, How much will be the tickets, Information about all the players who play in the Premier League.

gianella
15/06/2017
PE
12
points

Yes, because you evaluated their abilities and picked, in my opinion, the best team.

I agree completely with you

I think i'll choose Alan Shearer and Harry Kane


gianella
15/06/2017 17:51
Peru
Manchester United
12

Yes, because you evaluated their abilities and picked, in my opinion, the best team.

I agree completely with you

I think i'll choose Alan Shearer and Harry Kane

Vera Lucia
15/06/2017
PE
15
points

I agree with the teams, they' re very competitive and they could do a good job.
I would you Thibaut COurtious, he is very big and athletic.
Strategies of a football team.


Vera Lucia
15/06/2017 15:20
Peru
Manchester United
15

I agree with the teams, they' re very competitive and they could do a good job.
I would you Thibaut COurtious, he is very big and athletic.
Strategies of a football team.

valeria09sar
15/06/2017
PE
14
points

Well, I don't know a lot of the soccer but I agree with that ,because the reasons are clearly.
I choose a Thibaut Courtois for the best goalkeeper.
I choose more information about the strategies of the teams.


valeria09sar
15/06/2017 15:14
Peru
Chelsea
14

Well, I don't know a lot of the soccer but I agree with that ,because the reasons are clearly.
I choose a Thibaut Courtois for the best goalkeeper.
I choose more information about the strategies of the teams.

morita123
15/06/2017
PE
3
points

Nice reading!


morita123
15/06/2017 15:02
Peru
Middlesbrough F.C.
3

Nice reading!

miguelcruzromero2001
15/06/2017
PE
5
points

Do you agree with our choices for Premier League Team of the Season? Why/Why not?

Which goalkeeper/defender/midfielder/striker would you choose?

What formation would you choose for your Premier League XI?


miguelcruzromero2001
15/06/2017 14:58
Peru
Chelsea
5

Do you agree with our choices for Premier League Team of the Season? Why/Why not?

Which goalkeeper/defender/midfielder/striker would you choose?

What formation would you choose for your Premier League XI?

ctavara
15/06/2017
PE
6
points

From my point of view, you've made good choices. I totally agree with you because this players have improved a lot and do well in this season.

So, I feel glad that you consider their talent and how perseverant they are.


ctavara
15/06/2017 14:51
Peru
Manchester United
6

From my point of view, you've made good choices. I totally agree with you because this players have improved a lot and do well in this season.

So, I feel glad that you consider their talent and how perseverant they are.

ArturoCV
15/06/2017
PE
12
points

Yes, because the player are very great at the momento to took the ball and shoot, the manangers are very succesfull with that players and hoe to win the Premier League, it's a great advance to the temporate.


ArturoCV
15/06/2017 14:45
Peru
Manchester United
12

Yes, because the player are very great at the momento to took the ball and shoot, the manangers are very succesfull with that players and hoe to win the Premier League, it's a great advance to the temporate.

miguelcruzromero2001
15/06/2017
PE
5
points

jbvugvuguy


miguelcruzromero2001
15/06/2017 14:43
Peru
Chelsea
5

jbvugvuguy

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kwesimanifest
01/06/2017
GH
4768
points

I would play a 343 formation


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kwesimanifest
01/06/2017 12:48
Ghana
Manchester United
4768

I would play a 343 formation

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kwesimanifest
01/06/2017
GH
4768
points

My team will have
1. De Gea
2. Alderweireld
3.Victor Moses
4. Bailly
5 Kante
6. Hazard
7. Coutinho
8.De Bruyne
9. Kane
10. Lukaku
11.Sanchez


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kwesimanifest
01/06/2017 12:46
Ghana
Manchester United
4768

My team will have
1. De Gea
2. Alderweireld
3.Victor Moses
4. Bailly
5 Kante
6. Hazard
7. Coutinho
8.De Bruyne
9. Kane
10. Lukaku
11.Sanchez

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aragorn1986
30/05/2017
ME
3557
points

Excellent choices you made. I would choose 3-5-2 formation for my Premier League team. Heaton, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Kane.


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aragorn1986
30/05/2017 19:50
Montenegro
Arsenal
3557

Excellent choices you made. I would choose 3-5-2 formation for my Premier League team. Heaton, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Kane.

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elghoul
30/05/2017
DZ
3988
points

In my point of view Coutinho was not as good as Pogba who is the best in playing up the three center- backs defence as midfielder.

I would be not alone to say that Son was the best striker on the end of the season.

Bellerin after his outstanding final FA Cup deserves a role to play as offensive backward in the best Premier League team.


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elghoul
30/05/2017 18:14
Algeria
Manchester City
3988

In my point of view Coutinho was not as good as Pogba who is the best in playing up the three center- backs defence as midfielder.

I would be not alone to say that Son was the best striker on the end of the season.

Bellerin after his outstanding final FA Cup deserves a role to play as offensive backward in the best Premier League team.

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Ahmed Adam Mamado
30/05/2017
SD
2903
points

There is no doubt that the players selected were the best this season and I think they are all rational selections as a starting XI exept in the defence, I will go with Bailly instead of Luiz

But how about this reserve team?

Pickford in goal.
A back three of Bailly, Walker and Alonso.
In midfied Mane, Ale, Erikson, Ramsey and De Bruyne.
A front line of Zalatan and Costa.

I think this team with Klopp will beat the above one despite having no midfield anchor (lots of creative midfielders!)


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Ahmed Adam Mamado
30/05/2017 11:18
Sudan
Liverpool
2903

There is no doubt that the players selected were the best this season and I think they are all rational selections as a starting XI exept in the defence, I will go with Bailly instead of Luiz

But how about this reserve team?

Pickford in goal.
A back three of Bailly, Walker and Alonso.
In midfied Mane, Ale, Erikson, Ramsey and De Bruyne.
A front line of Zalatan and Costa.

I think this team with Klopp will beat the above one despite having no midfield anchor (lots of creative midfielders!)

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