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Top 5: Premier League Players of the Weekend
8th February 2016

Leicester City moved five points clear at the top of the Premier League after winning 3-1 away to title rivals Manchester City.

Arsenal’s 2-0 win at Bournemouth cut the lead down from six points, as the Foxes travel to the Emirates Stadium this weekend.

Elsewhere, there were wins for Aston Villa, Newcastle United, Everton, Tottenham Hotspur and Southampton.

But in a week of tight matches, who were the top performers?

Here’s Shoot’s Top 5 Players of the Week…..

5. Tom Cleverley (Everton)

12 December 2015 Premier League Football : Norwich City v Everton : Tom Cleverley of Everton. Photo: Mark Leech

Everton midfielder Tom Cleverley has been in great form in recent weeks.

Cleverley was at the heart of Everton’s fantastic 3-0 victory against Stoke at the Britannia Stadium on Saturday.

Inside ten minutes, the former Manchester United midfielder raced through to collect Bryan Oviedo’s through ball and was sent sprawling by Jack Butland for a penalty kick, which was duly dispatched by Romelu Lukaku.

The 26-year-old then whipped in a corner which was met by the head of full-back Seamus Coleman to put the Toffees two goals ahead.

Aaron Lennon then added a third before half-time, as Roberto Martinez’s side moved up to eighth in the table.

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