The XI who are playing way above their pay grade this season

Some underwhelming, and some over achieving performers this season. You’ve got your genuine talents; your Diego Costas, your Philippe Countinhos, your Alexis Sanchezs… their quality is rarely in doubt. 

But, then there’s also those players who we’ve all thought are lucky to be earning their bread in top flight, yet have started the season bang in form, and all fully deserve their Turkey this coming Christmas; not that the Manchester United boys will be able to enjoy it.

Have a look at the boys who have been doing themselves proud this season…

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The mediocrity label brandished on these lads looks to be slowly shaken off by them; we’ll see if they can keep it up in the New Year… wouldn’t bet your Christmas stocking on it, though – surely Phil Jones can’t keep it up…