Man City claimed their third title in a row at the end of the 2022-23 Premier League season, thanks to their incredible players, who came up with some of the best performances throughout the campaign.
BestofBets takes a look at who were the most important five players who contributed the most to Manchester City’s success and won them the title.
Ratings based on their average match rating out of 10 throughout the season.
Best Man City players of the 2022-23 season
5. Phil Foden – Average rating 7.13/10:
Phil Foden enjoyed his most consistent season in 2022-23 and scored 11 goals with five assists in 32 Premier League games. Furthermore, he had one of the highest pass completion percentage in the league with 86.1% throughout the campaign. He also came up with some of the most key moments in Manchester City’s title challenge.
4. Rodri – Average rating 7.26/10
Rodri has been the best deep lying midfielders in the Premier League this season, because of his tendency to block opposition attacks with ease.
He made 36 appearances in the Premier League with a pass completion percentage of 91.3%. Besides this, Rodri’s role in retaining possession is one of the major reasons for City’s domination.
3. Jack Grealish – Average rating 7.33/10
One of the best wingers in the Premier League, Jack Grealish showcased his worth as he dropped an average of 7.33/10 performance throughout the 38 games. Furthermore, as a matter of fact, with five goals and three assists in the league season, Grealish certainly enjoyed an 87.6% pass competition rate.
2. Erling Haaland – Average rating 7.54/10
Surprised to not see him top of this list?
Unless you think goalscoring isn’t the only important factor in judging a striker, Erling Haaland is the best striker in the world at the moment. He broke all goalscoring records in the 2022-23 campaign, in what was his debut season. As a result, with an average rating of 7.54/10, he is certainly going to get dangerously better next season!
1. Kevin De Bruyne – Average rating 7.58/10
Pep Guardiola managed Kevin De Bruyne’s game time shrewdly, despite him being one of the major reasons for Haaland’s incredible goal tally. Basically, Guardiola did this because the Belgian gained enough rest to perform to the best of his capabilities.
Although, De Bruyne provided 16 assists throughout the campaign and also scored seven goals, all of which were absolute screamers!
Stats courtesy – Whoscored
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