Top 10 defenders in the Premier League based on stats Sat, June 3, 2017
Click to reveal the top 10 defenders in the Premier League this season based on WhoScored overall stat ratings
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10. Joel Matip – 7.18
Premier League defences have more to cope with every season as new attacking forces arrive in the top flight.
But according to data collected by WhoScored.com, these 10 star centre backs have performed better than the rest.
The top six all have representatives from the list which features stars who played more than half of the season in the heart of a defence.
CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY TO REVEAL THE BEST DEFENDERS IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE THIS SEASON ACCORDING TO WHOSCORED OVERALL STAT RATINGS.