Algeria star, Liverpool’s leading pair, Manchester City’s Messi-esque midfielder: Premier League Team of the Week

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English football columnist Richard Jolly names his Best XI in the Premier League for the September 16-18 weekend, including a pair of Liverpool standouts and Watford stoppers.

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Goalkeeper

Heurelho Gomes, Watford

A brilliant save from Zlatan Ibrahimovic kept Watford level before they went on to record a famous win over Manchester United.

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Right back

Seamus Coleman, Everton

A terrific solo goal was a highlight of Everton’s 3-1 victory over Middlesbrough and a reminder of the Irishman’s attacking verve.

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Centre back

Miguel Britos, Watford

A tower of strength at the back, he also won the ball in the build-up to Etienne Capoue’s opening goal against Manchester United.

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Centre back

Scott Dann, Crystal Palace

Showed his threat at set pieces by scoring in a third successive home game as Palace ran riot against a sorry Stoke side.

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Left back

James Milner, Liverpool

Showed his versatility and resourcefulness as the stand-in left back and impressed in his new role at Stamford Bridge.

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Right midfield

Theo Walcott, Arsenal

Scored one goal, the 100th of his career, and played a part in two more as Arsenal were emphatic winners at Hull.

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Centre midfield

Jordan Henderson, Liverpool

A brilliant long-range strike, plus a determined display in the defensive-midfield berth, made the captain key in victory at Chelsea.

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Centre midfield

Kevin de Bruyne, Manchester City

Pep Guardiola suggested only Lionel Messi is playing better than the Belgian, who was sublime against Bournemouth.

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Left midfield

Son Heung-Min, Tottenham

A rejuvenated figure, the South Korean tormented the unfortunate Sunderland rightback Jason Denayer at White Hart Lane on Sunday.

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Striker

Nacer Chadli, West Brom

The Belgian showed why West Brom paid a club-record fee for him with two goals and an assist in the rout of West Ham.

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Striker

Islam Slimani, Leicester

Another club-record buy, another double. Slimani opened his Leicester account with two goals in the 3-0 win over Burnley.

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Published: September 19, 2016 04:00 AM

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