Football is a sport that has the ability to unite players and nations from all around the world. Top Clubs all across Europe have players from different nations playing and fighting for glory as a team it has been one of the most beautiful things about the game. The English Premier League is one of the most welcoming domestic leagues for players of a different nationality. Over the years, we have seen players from another country take the domestic circuit by storm.
Here is a list of 5 players from Spain in the 2015-16 season of the Premier League that have performed really for so far.
1. David de Gea (Manchester United):
The Brilliant shot-stopper was bound to play for Madrid at the start of the season but ended up staying at the Old Trafford after transfer saga that ended on the deadline day. Since then, he has been incredible with his contributions for the club. He has kept 8 clean sheets for the club so far and is an important part of Louis van Gaal’s title charge this season.
2. Hector Bellerin (Arsenal):
The pacey left back from Barcelona has been a revelation for Arsenal this season. He is a sound defender who reads the game exceptionally well and is aware of his duties at the back. He gives no space to his opponents to attack down the flank and also hits them on the counter with incredible pace. He is one of the quickest players in the league and at the age of 20, will only get better. He has scored twice for the Gunners so far this season.
3. Ayoze Perez (Newcastle United):
One of the best players for the struggling Newcastle side, Ayoze Perez possesses most of the abilities needed for a top class striker. He is quick across the turf and has an exceptional eye for goal. He is aware of the proceeding and often finds himself space in the final third. He has scored 3 goals in 10 appearances so far for the club this season.
4. Santi Cazorla (Arsenal):
The versatile midfielder is an epitome of the Spanish way of football. He is extremely good at controlling the tempo of the game in the middle of the park and shows relentless energy when tracking back to defend. He is good with both his feet and has been in great form for Arsenal off late. He is yet to score for the Gunners in the Premier League but has been effective in creating chances from the midfield.
5. Juan Mata (Manchester United):
Mata who moved from Chelsea to Manchester United has found his form with the Red Devils. He has been one of the brightest players for the club which has not been good enough in the final third. Mata has the ability to bring out defense breaking passes and is capable of finding the goal himself from tight corners. He has found the net 4 times already this season and has started every league game for the club.
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