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PST writers’ Premier League Best XI of the year 2018

Arsenal FC v Liverpool FC - Premier League

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 03: Trent Alexander-Arnold of Liverpool (on the ground) controls the ball as Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal and Joe Gomez of Liverpool look on during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on November 3, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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The calendar is turning to 2019, so who have been the best players in the Premier League since New Year’s Day?

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We asked our staff to search their hearts and search their minds a la Bryan Adams to find their PL Best XI from the second half of the 2017-18 season and the top half of 2018-19.

Here are the results.


Joe Prince-Wright (4-3-3)

Goalkeeper: David de Gea

Defenders: Kieran Trippier, Toby Alderweireld, Virgil van Dijk, Andrew Robertson

Midfielders: Kevin De Bruyne, David Silva, Christian Eriksen

Forwards: Mohamed Salah, Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling

Swansea City v Manchester City - Premier League

SWANSEA, WALES - DECEMBER 13: David Silva of Manchester City celebrates after scoring his sides third goal during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Manchester City at Liberty Stadium on December 13, 2017 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

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Nick Mendola (3-4-3)

Goalkeeper: David De Gea

Defenders: Virgil van Dijk, Aymeric Laporte, Marcos Alonso

Midfielders: Fernandinho, N’Golo Kante, David Silva, Christian Eriksen

Forwards: Mohamed Salah, Harry Kane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Chelsea v Swansea City - Premier League

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 29: N’Golo Kante of Chelsea in action during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on November 29, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

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Kyle Bonn (4-3-3)

Goalkeeper: Ederson

Defenders: Kyle Walker, John Stones, Virgil van Dijk, Andrew Robertson

Midfielders: Fernandinho, Eden Hazard, Raheem Sterling

Forwards: Harry Kane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mohamed Salah

Manchester City v Huddersfield Town - Premier League

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 06: Kyle Walker of Manchester City , John Stones of Manchester City and Raheem Sterling of Manchester City celebrates with The Premier League Trophy after the Premier League match between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town at Etihad Stadium on May 6, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

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Dan Karell (4-3-3)

Goalkeeper: David De Gea

Defenders: Kieran Trippier, Virgil Van Dijk, Toby Alderweireld, Ben Chilwell

Midfielders: Kevin De Bruyne, Fernandinho, David Silva

Forwards: Mohamed Salah, Harry Kane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

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Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side’s opening goal from a penalty spot during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at the Emirates Stadium in London, Sunday Dec. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

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