Premier League Team of the Week: Mar. 30 Edition

EPL Team of the Week for Mar. 30

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This week's EPL Team of the Week features some familiar faces and some brave new ones. They all deserve a spot on the best 11 of the week. Read on to see who and why.

Goalkeeper: Simon Mignolet (Liverpool)

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Goalkeeper: Simon Mignolet (Liverpool)

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The man made sure that Liverpool held on to a 2-1 victory over Sunderland in midweek and then kept a clean sheet against Tottenham over the weekend in an emphatic 4-0 win. He is continuing to have a solid year between the posts and is only behind Thibaut Courtois on international duty for Belgium. He can be the difference in the Anfield club's battle for the EPL title.

RB: Glen Johnson (Liverpool)

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RB: Glen Johnson (Liverpool)

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The man has been the No. 1 at right-back during his time at Anfield and continues to show why at the age of 29. He has been an instrumental figure not just at defending but buzzing up the field to endlessly aid the attack which enables Liverpool to play their quick possession game. Look for him on the England squad in this summer's World Cup if he keeps this form up.

CB: Martin Skrtel (Liverpool)

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CB: Martin Skrtel (Liverpool)

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The man was rumored to be leaving to Napoli some time ago for a loan spell, but since then he has become irreplaceable for Liverpool as he is arguably their toughest center-back available. There was a game a while ago where he scored a brace in one match in addition to performing his defensive duty. It is a shame that his native Slovakia did not make the World Cup as he could have truly been a star in the competition.

CB: Steven Caulker (Cardiff City)

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CB: Steven Caulker (Cardiff City)

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When Tottenham let him go over the summer, it was truly puzzling as he is one of the most solid center-backs in the game. His defensive ability both on ground and in the air are worthy of a starting place for England. He scores the occasional goal in addition to defending as he proved over the weekend for Cardiff at West Brom to tie the game up 2-2 at the time. If he continues to play well, he can join a bigger club and represent his country.

LB: Luke Shaw (Southhampton)

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LB: Luke Shaw (Southhampton)

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The 18-year-old is skilled beyond his youthful years as he consistently finds himself in the starting 11 for his club. In a 4-0 victory over Newcastle, he shut down the left flank and pushed up when need be to help bolster the attack. The never-ending energy of the youngster is invaluable to the club's present and future in all competitions. In addition, he could make a surprise appearance at the World Cup for England.

RM: Adam Johnson (Sunderland)

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RM: Adam Johnson (Sunderland)

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Even though his Sunderland side lost the match, Johnson managed to score a consolation goal to continue proving that he is a world-class right-midfielder. He was surplus to requirements at Manchester City, so he became a starting gem for his new club since he joined in 2012. He may not start in the World Cup this summer, but he could surely be brought along as a reserve as he has what it takes to represent his beloved nation of England.

CM: Jonathan de Guzman (Swansea City)

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CM: Jonathan de Guzman (Swansea City)

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Swansea City's Dutch international central-midfielder is a lock in this position for them. At the age of 26, he is still growing as a player even though he already has a clean, smart and distinctive style that he brings to the field every time he plays. With the two goals he scored over the weekend against Norwich City, he earned a spot in the EPL Team of the Week.

CM: David Silva (Manchester City)

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CM: David Silva (Manchester City)

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Manchester City's golden midfielder, David Silva rightfully takes his place in the EPL Team of the Week as he once again scored for his club in addition to dictating the midfield with his calmness under pressure, ability to see the entire field, accurate passing and unbelievable knack for scoring quality goals from any where. He is irreplaceable for the 2012 EPL champions and should start for Spain in the World Cup.

LM: Adnan Januzaj (Manchester United)

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LM: Adnan Januzaj (Manchester United)

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This youngster, 19, is impressing all of those who watch with his speed, skill, bravery and unbelievable confidence down the left flank. As a left-midfielder, it is his job to run back to help defend and to control the play going forward, looking to get the ball into the area. His assist to Javier Hernandez looked simple, but it took skill to get the ball past the defender into the area. He has a bright future ahead of him.

LS: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

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LS: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

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The No. 10 of Manchester United has done it again by scoring a double in a 4-1 win over Aston Villa. His starting place for England is already guaranteed even though United will not be winning the EPL title, but his class is untouchable as he continues to score and assist teammates. As long as he keeps finding himself in the right place at the right time, he will be useful.

RS: Jay Rodriguez (Southampton)

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RS: Jay Rodriguez (Southampton)

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The young striker bagged a brace over the weekend in the 4-0 victory against Newcastle United, further proving his case that he deserves a spot on England's World Cup roster. He may not be ready to start, but he soon will be as he knows this game inside and out, especially in the final third. His performance as the No. 9 is growing which is vital to both Southampton and his country.

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