The Best Premier League Players Of 2023

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The English Premier League is one of the most prestigious and competitive leagues in the world with some of the most jaw-dropping talent the game of soccer has ever seen, and in 2023, the best players in the world are showing up, showing out, and absolutely dominating the EPL like never before. With masterful midfielders, stunning strikers, and glorious goalies all making highlight play after highlight play, the best Premier League players of 2023 outshine even the highest classes that came before them.

Erling Haaland and Kevin De Bruyne aren't simply two of the best players in the EPL, they are some of the greatest talents the game of soccer has ever seen who are both dominating the league playing for Manchester City. Of course, while the top two are seemingly in a class of their own, the rest of the league is quickly catching up to them. Young up-and-comers Bukayo Saka and Miguel Almirón are looking to prove their worth night in and night out, while grizzled vets Bernardo Silva and Harry Kane are showing that the older guys still have what it takes to be some of the greatest players in the Premier League.  

Vote up the best Premier League player of 2023 to leave your mark in sports history, then, be sure to check out The Best Soccer Players of All-Time and The Best Soccer Countries in the World to get a full and complete history in the world of soccer.


  • Erling Haaland
    Photo: mancity / instagram
    1
    213 votes

    A hulking beast of a man, Erling Haaland is one of the greatest pure scorers the Premier League has ever seen. Haaland is the next generation of soccer players who will be the talk of the sports world for decades to come, as he is truly the whole package, having speed, strength, and athleticism. Finally able to play on the big stage in Manchester City, Haaland is taking the world by storm, and instantly becoming a legend in the league.

    • Birthplace: Leeds, England
    • Team: Manchester City
    • Position: Striker
  • Martin Ødegaard
    Photo: Arsenal
    2
    147 votes

    Martin Ødegaard

    Martin Odegaard is a new generation of soccer player who is consistently thinking two or even three steps ahead. Taking every available opportunity to advance a play, break lines, or cut opponents out of a play, Odegaard's greatest strength is undoubtedly his mind. Arguably the smartest player in the entire EPL, Odegaard is just as dangerous with the ball as he is without it, as he consistently sets both himself and his teammates up for success.

    • Birthplace: Drammen, Norway
    • Team: Arsenal
    • Position: Attacking midfielder
  • Kevin De Bruyne
    Photo: Manchester City
    3
    117 votes

    A sensation in the Premier League, Belgium-born Kevin De Bruyne is proving his case as the best midfielder in all of soccer right alongside his stellar teammate Erling Haaland. With lightning-quick speed and a genius IQ, Bruyne is peaking at the right time in his career, as at 32 years of age, he has become the perfect and ideal second option in the league, and would be a first option on nearly any other team.

    • Birthplace: Drongen, Belgium
    • Team: Manchester City
    • Position: Midfielder
  • Marcus Rashford
    Photo: England
    4
    106 votes
    Marcus Rashford MBE (born 31 October 1997) is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester United and the England national team. A Manchester United player from the age of seven, Rashford scored two goals on both his first-team debut against Midtjylland in the UEFA Europa League in February 2016 and his Premier League debut against Arsenal three days later. He also scored in his first Manchester derby, as well as on his EFL Cup and UEFA Champions League debuts. With United, Rashford has so far won the FA Cup, EFL Cup, FA Community Shield and Europa League.
    • Birthplace: Manchester, England
    • Team: Manchester United
    • Position: Forward
  • Bukayo Saka
    Photo: Arsenal
    5
    126 votes

    At just 21 years old, Bukayo Saka is proving to be the next generational talent in the Premier League, and his rise to superstardom has been otherworldly. A leader on and off the field for Arsenal, Saka has demonstrated brilliant IQ, masterful creativity, and an unrelenting need to attack on offense. A Saka has arguably the highest ceiling of any player on this list, and at just 21 years old, he has plenty of time to reach his potential.

    • Birthplace: Ealing, England
    • Team: Arsenal
    • Position: Winger
  • 6
    61 votes
    Carlos Henrique Casimiro (born 23 February 1992), known as Casemiro, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for English Premier League club Manchester United and the Brazil national team. He is often regarded to be one of the best defensive midfielders in world football. Formed at São Paulo, where he scored 11 goals in 112 official games, Casemiro moved to Real Madrid in 2013, and also spent a season on loan at Porto. He was part of the Real Madrid squad that won four Champions League titles in five seasons, from 2014 to 2018. In total he has won fourteen major trophies at Real Madrid, including four UEFA Champions League, two La Liga, one Copa del Rey ...more
    • Birthplace: São José dos Campos, Brazil
    • Team: Manchester United
    • Position: Midfielder