Predicting Each Premier League Club's Player Of The Season For 2023-24

Who do you think your best player will be this year?
11:00, 04 Aug 2023

The new Premier League season is on the horizon, with fans across the world wondering how their new-look sides will perform in a fascinating top-flight campaign.

There is an array of talent on display across the league, but who will be each club’s Player of the Season for 2023-24?

AFC Bournemouth - Philip Billing

If he isn’t snapped up by another club before September 1, midfielder Philip Billing could have another sparkling campaign for Bournemouth under new boss Andoni Iraola. The Dane was on hand to score seven goals last term from the middle of the park.

Arsenal - Martin Odegaard

Arguably the closest player to Kevin De Bruyne in the Premier League, Martin Odegaard looks to be the key cog in Mikel Arteta’s machine this year. The Gunners captain scored 15 goals last season and also recorded eight assists. All of Arsenal’s positive play goes through him.

Aston Villa - Pau Torres

Aston Villa pulled off an incredible coup this summer to bring defender Pau Torres to Villa Park ahead of many of Europe’s elite clubs. The centre-back will hope to add to Villa’s decent haul of 12 clean sheets last term and his European and international pedigree should help Villa take the next step.

Brentford - Bryan Mbeumo

In the absence of Ivan Toney until January, there will be extra pressure on the shoulders of strike partner Bryan Mbeumo. The Frenchman contributed nine goals for the Bees last term and with another year of experience under his belt, double digits seems a feasible target in 2023-24.

Brighton & Hove Albion - Lewis Dunk

Boyhood Brighton fan Lewis Dunk has been with the Seagulls all the way through their meteoric rise and his displays have seen him linked with English football’s elite. He remains committed to Brighton and is about to captain them in their first ever campaign in European competition. His leadership and defensive acumen is vital to this side.

Burnley - Josh Cullen

There is so much to like about Vincent Kompany’s Burnley side but Josh Cullen is the centrepiece of this exciting outfit. He was key for the Belgian coach at Anderlecht and remains just as important for the Clarets. The Ireland international is the connecting dot between defence and attack and he oozes composure on the ball.

Chelsea - Christopher Nkunku

We all know that Chelsea have had their problems finding prolific number nines over the years. Christopher Nkunku arrives in west London after a prolific two years in the Bundesliga, winning the Golden Boot last year. He will certainly bring goals to Chelsea, who need them after a terrible 2022-23 in front of goal.


Crystal Palace - Michael Olise

If he doesn’t depart before the end of the transfer window, Michael Olise will be massive for Crystal Palace this season. The French winger scored two goals and provided 11 assists last year. He and Eberechi Eze are the two brightest sparks in Roy Hodgson’s side.

Everton - James Tarkowski

There is something fitting about Sean Dyche and James Tarkowski being reunited. The pair helped ensure Everton maintained their Premier League status and their relationship from Burnley should help Tarkowski be the leading man for the Toffees this year.

Fulham - Bernd Leno

After being hounded out of Arsenal, Bernd Leno established himself as one of the best goalkeepers in the division last term as Fulham enjoyed a positive return to the top flight. He kept eight clean sheets for the Cottagers and made the second-highest number of saves with 144.

Liverpool - Trent Alexander-Arnold

Football purists got their long-awaited wish towards the end of 2022-23 when Trent Alexander-Arnold was pushed into a midfield role. His ability to pick a pass from anywhere on the pitch will be enhanced with a more advanced position and you can imagine him challenging Kevin De Bruyne for the most assists this campaign.

Luton Town - Carlton Morris

Carlton Morris’ 20-goal haul was vital in securing the Hatters an unlikely spot into the play-offs last term, and his form in front of goal will be even more integral this year as Luton look to ensure Premier League survival.

Manchester City - John Stones

Like Alexander-Arnold at Liverpool, we saw John Stones utilised in midfield last year for Manchester City and his role helped Pep Guardiola’s side seal their historic treble. The defender was a star man and there’s a good chance he will be just as important this time around.


Manchester United - Casemiro

Despite his disciplinary record, Casemiro enjoyed a positive first year with Manchester United. His presence in midfield had such a positive impact on performances and results, and right now he is the only dependable defensive midfielder. His role in Erik ten Hag’s system cannot be overstated.

Newcastle United - Kieran Trippier

The experience and leadership that Kieran Trippier has brought to Newcastle United has been invaluable during their transitional period. His ability to create chances and win defensive duels is all you can ask of a full-back in today’s game. The England international will continue to star for the Magpies.

Nottingham Forest - Morgan Gibbs-White

Nottingham Forest’s record signing, Morgan Gibbs-White, was worth every single penny as his five goals and 12 assists were crucial in their top-flight survival. The England youth international is the difference maker for Steve Cooper’s side.

Sheffield United - Anel Ahmedhodzic

Sheffield United fans fell in love with defender Anel Ahmedhodzic in the Championship last year as he played a key role in their return to the Premier League. The Bosnian scored six goals and kept 16 clean sheets in the second tier. 

Tottenham Hotspur - Son Heung-min

Should Harry Kane leave Tottenham Hotspur this summer, Son Heung-min could be turned to to lead the line for Ange Postecoglou. After a disappointing return of 10 goals last time out having won the Golden Boot in 2021-22, Son will have a point to prove. 

West Ham United - Lucas Paqueta 

After 12 months getting his feet under the table in the Premier League, Brazilian Lucas Paqueta could be set for an exceptional campaign with West Ham United. With four goals and five assists in the league last term, Paqueta will have more to give in 2023-24. 

Wolverhampton Wanderers - Craig Dawson

There isn’t much optimism in Wolverhampton ahead of the new season and many fans fear that they will be dragged into a relegation battle. Craig Dawson’s experience and leadership will be crucial for Julen Lopetegui and Wolves this year as they look to ensure their top-flight status.

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