Some standout performances couldn’t get a place in a Premier League Team of the Week loaded with productivity.
Riyad Mahrez‘s two assists for Leicester City and Dimitri Payet‘s West Ham brace weren’t enough to crack a unit that holds a hat trick hero in Steven Naismith and one of the best players of this early season in Norwich’s Wes Hoolahan.
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Then again, can Mahrez be on the team every week?
In the mean time, we see a trio of players with different clubs than a year ago, as Sunderland’s Younes Kaboul, West Brom’s Jonny Evans and Leicester’s Nathan Dyer show that leaving a “bigger” club doesn’t mean you can’t shine brightly.
Premier League Team of the Week — Round 5 [ARCHIVE ]
Goalkeeper: Jack Butland (Stoke City)
Defenders: Younes Kaboul (Sunderland), John Stones (Everton), Jonny Evans (West Bromwich Albion)