The players that have performed far beyond expectations this season.
For every established star in the Premier League there is often an unexpected gem that performs way beyond the expectations of them.
So here are the 10 most unlikely heroes this season in the English top tier.
Cesar Azpilicueta – Chelsea
With Branislav Ivanovic established as right-back at Stamford Bridge, Azpilicueta probably had every reason to think he would be a bit-part year with the Blues once again.
Yet the drop in form and fitness of Ashley Cole and Jose Mourinho’s unwillingness to play Ryan Betrand has meant that the Spaniard has had a superb campaign at left-back instead.