The Premier League has witnessed some great display of football in the season so far. Since the league happens to be in England, there exist favoritism for Englishmen, always. The English players have faired very well until now and have proved to be beneficial for their respective clubs. We take a look at the top 5 English players who have performed well in the season so far.
1) Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)
The 28 year old forward has been the best English man in the season so far. A key player in the Leicester squad, Vardy has been outshining others in the league with his goal galore. With 12 goals in 12 games, Vardy has been the best striker so far. His persistent finishing skills and flawless dribbling has shown what a gem of a player he is. Indeed a star in the making.
2) Chris Smalling (Manchester United)
Chris Smalling or ‘Mike’ as the United boss LvG calls him, as been the best defender in the league till now. The hero for the Red Devils, Chris Smalling has been perfect with his defensive contribution. Accurate crosses, proper passing and successful aerial deuls, the 25 year old CB has done it all this season! Indeed Smalling has been United’s savior for all occasions. Well, the tag ‘’Smalldini’’ given to him by the fans, suits him in every way!
3) Joe Hart (Manchester City)
The Shrewsbury born goal keeper, Joe Hart makes his place in the top 5 Englishmen in the PL this season. Hart has been a key player for The Citizens for several seasons. Hart is well known for his meticulous reflexes and up to the mark goal saving traits. Penalty saving specialist Hart, has been appointed as the stand-in captain for his national team and has expressed his wish to earn the captain’s armband permanently.
4) Ross Barkley (Everton)
This counter-attack king has been a top class midfielder in the English league so far. Netting 3 goals and providing 3 assists in his 12 appearances for Everton, the 21 year old Englishman is on his way on becoming a star player at the Goodison Park. His phenomenal dribbling and crossing has proven his potential as a heroic player. Barkley’s long shots and through balls are his strengths. Being just 21, Barkley is indeed a promising young talent of the league.
5) Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur)
Though he had a slow start in the beginning, Kane made sure he’d frame his name on the score sheet soon, as he netted 7 times in his 14 games for the Spurs. A terrific sensation at the club, Kane is now back on his form and looks confident of having a good season ahead. At the age of 22, Kane is indeed a gem of a player for the London club as well as the England national team.