2014-15 Premier League season review: PST’s Best XI of the Season

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All week at ProSoccerTalk we are reviewing the dramatic 2014-15 Premier League season. From dishing out awards to looking back at the highs and lows in the 380 games as 20 teams battled it out, we’ll have every angle covered.

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For the full archive of our review content, just hit the link above. Now, we crown our Best XI of the Season.

Here’s what our writers had to say about their selections…

Joe Prince-Wright selects…

David De Gea; Nathaniel Clyne, John Terry, Jose Fonte, Ryan Bertrand; Eden Hazard, Alexis Sanchez, Philippe Coutinho, Nemanja Matic; Harry Kane, Diego Costa

Had to selects De Gea who had a phenomenal season for United. Three of Southampton’s back four get the nod, while John Terry leads the back line. His reading of the game and leadership is something that just can’t be taught. I’ve gone for a loaded midfield with Nemanja Matic sitting in to allow Hazard, Sanchez and Coutinho to attack. Up top, Sergio Aguero is unlucky to miss out but I think Kane and Costa would be one heck of a partnership. Bruisers.

Nick Mendola selects…

David De Gea; Ashley Williams , Martin Skrtel, Jose Fonte; Santi Cazorla, Yaya Toure, Eden Hazard, Cesc Fabregas, Nemanja Matic; Sergio Aguero, Harry Kane

I considered trumping my own XI from a month ago by inserting Daley Blind and/or David Silva in place of Fabregas and/or Toure, but the fact is that second-guessing is often the wrong route. John Terry, Philippe Coutinho and Alexis Sanchez fall victim to the numbers game, and Wilfried Bony’s move to Manchester City costs him here.

Kyle Bonn selects…

De Gea; Fonte, Terry, Ivanovic; Hazard, Coutinho, Matic, Cazorla, Alexis; Aguero, Kane.

Tough on Diego Costa and Cesc Fabregas, but there’s more than renough Chelsea blue to go around. The two Gunners on here also had seasons to remember, and should be the focal point of their title challenge next year.

Andy Edwards selects…

Thibaut Courtois; John Terry, Branislav Ivanovic, Pablo Zabaleta, Nathaniel Clyne; Eden Hazard, Cesc Fabregas, Nemanja Matic, Santi Cazorla; Sergio Aguero, Harry Kane

Kyle Lynch selects…

David De Gea; Ryan Bertrand, Jose Fonte, John Terry, Branislav Ivanovic; Santi Cazorla, David Silva, Nemanja Matic, Eden Hazard; Harry Kane, Sergio Aguero

De Gea was a rock for Manchester United, while the Southampton and Chelsea back lines continuously shut down opposing attackers. Cazorla, Silva and Hazard are all wizards in the midfield, while Matic sneakily could have been Chelsea’s most important player. Up top, it’s the men who scored more goals than anyone else.

Duncan Day selects…

David De Gea; Nathaniel Clyne, Jose Fonte, John Terry, Cesar Azpilicueta; Alexis Sanchez, David Silva, Ander Herrera, Eden Hazard; Sergio Aguero, Diego Costa

A Chelsea-heavy lineup, and Harry Kane would be the dangerous substitute at forward. Fabian Delph is also on the bench, ready to go early perhaps, based on how the midfield performs.