​Famed football statistic website ​Whoscored.com have been rating ​Premier League players on their performances in the first eight games of the season and they have released a 'Best XI' and a 'Worst XI' of the campaign until now.


Starting with the Worst XIonly taking into account those who have played at least 300 minutes this term, ​Ben Foster is the goalkeeper after having been given a 6.07 rating.


Newcastle United's Emil Krafth (6.15), Watford's Craig Dawson (6.39) and Southampton defenders Maya Yoshida (6.4) and Ryan Bertrand (6.27) make up the back four of the Worst XI.


Pablo Fornals, Morgan Schneiderlin, Miguel Almiron, ​Manchester United duo Juan Mata and Jesse Lingard take the midfield spots in the Worst Premier League XI. Up top, Brighton's Glenn Murray (6.16) is the only striker having failed to score in seven appearances this season.




Talking about the best XI, Burnley's Nick Pope is in goal after being given a 6.9 rating. Ricardo Pereira takes his place at right-back with a 7.5 rating. Defence consists of a centre-back pairing of Joel Matip (7.6) and Willy Bolly (7.5) with Bournemouth's Declan Rico (7.3) at left-back.


The best midfield in the league comprises of Riyad Mahrez, Raheem Sterling and Kevin De Bruyne from ​Manchester City. Aston Villa talisman John McGinn sees his name in this illustrious list of midfielders too.


Moving on, the forward line sees a fourth City representative in the form of top scorer Sergio Aguero and ​Liverpool's No.9 Bobby Firmino, who have both been rated 7.7 following some strong early season form.