If you had offered me eighth place at the mid-way point of the season, I would’ve bitten your hand off back in August!

Conversely, if you had told me that after beating defending champions Chelsea and rising to third place in the table, to then go on a seven-game winless run, I’d be asking “well what on earth’s going on?”

But, we are where we, now doubt thanks to some impressive (as well as disappointing) performances from the players at our disposal.

Here’s out mid-season player ratings for the goalkeeper and defenders.

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