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Premier League Player of the Week – Round 9

Apologize to Newcastle United and Georginio Wijnaldum, because four-goal games don’t matter as much as they used to.

After waiting a month, the Premier League’s UEFA Champions League members have put together a dominant run through the Player of the Week honors.

Raheem Sterling is the latest name on the list, joining his teammate Sergio Aguero who won it in Round 9.

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And Sterling did it in style, albeit aided by some disappointing defending from Bournemouth, pouring forth a hat trick of goals on the Cherries in a blowout win this weekend.

Sterling tapped in an early goal, walked around a pair of diving Cherries defenders for his second, and capitalized on Jesus Navas’ non-committal break to complete the trick.

Finishers finish.

Premier League Player of the Week

Week 1: Riyad Mahrez, Leicester City

Week 2: Romelu Lukaku, Everton

Week 3: Callum Wilson, Bournemouth

Week 4: Bafetimbi Gomis, Swansea City

Week 5: Steven Naismith, Everton

Week 6: Anthony Martial, Manchester United

Week 7: Alexis Sanchez, Arsenal

Week 8: Sergio Aguero, Manchester City

Week 9: Raheem Sterling, Manchester City

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