Don't stop Son now. Or Adama. Or Trent.

Good time I: Son Heung-min travelling at the speed of light. Good time II: Adama Traore on a collision course. Good time III: Trent Alexander-Arnold’s ecstatic assists floated in. The best stories, comments, and highlights from Premier League 2019/20 December highest-rated eleven. 

4-4-2 | Martin Dubravka (8.49, Sheff Utd vs Newcastle); Trent Alexander-Arnold (9.66, Leicester vs Liverpool), James Tomkins (8.70, Southampton vs Crystal Palace), Kurt Zouma (8.12, Chelsea vs Bournemouth), Jan Vertonghen (8.78, Tottenham vs Burnley); Emiliano Buendia (9.26, Norwich vs Wolves), Naby Keita (9.16, Bournemouth vs Liverpool), James Maddison (9.11, Aston Villa vs Leicester), Son Heung-min (9.53, Tottenham vs Burnley); Adama Traore (10.00, Wolves vs Man City), Harry Kane (10.00, Tottenham vs Burnley)

MARTIN DUBRAVKA

@OfficialFPL

Player rating: 8.49
Team score: Sheff Utd 0–2 Newcastle
Individual highlights: 6 total saves

TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD

@SkySportsStatto

Player rating: 9.66
Team score: Leicester 0–4 Liverpool
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 2 assists

"

People ask me all the time about that corner I took for Divock Origi.

The truth is that that corner was a product of our mentality: The urgency, the insatiable hunger to win, we simply don’t know any other way because we aren't playing for ourselves out there—we play for our supporters.”

– Trent Alexander-Arnold on his famous Champions League winning corner

Trent Alexander-Arnold assist Roberto Firmino goal, Leicester vs Liverpool, Premier League 2019/20
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Trent Alexander-Arnold assist Roberto Firmino goal, Leicester vs Liverpool, Premier League 2019/20
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Sadio Mane assist Trent Alexander-Arnold goal, Leicester vs Liverpool, Premier League 2019/20
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JAMES TOMKINS

@cpfc

Player rating: 8.70
Team score: Southampton 1–1 Crystal Palace
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 12 clearances

KURT ZOUMA

skysports.com

Player rating: 8.12
Team score: Chelsea 0–1 Bournemouth
Individual highlights: 1 last man tackle, 9 aerials won

JAN VERTONGHEN

@SpursOfficial

Player rating: 8.78
Team score: Tottenham 5–0 Burnley
Individual highlights: 1 assist, 5 tackles

Jan Vertonghen assist Son Heung-min goal, Tottenham vs Burnley, Premier League 2019/20
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EMILIANO BUENDIA

@norwichcityfc

Player rating: 9.26
Team score: Norwich 1–2 Wolves
Individual highlights: 9 dribbles, 9 key passes

NABY KEITA

@LFC

Player rating: 9.16
Team score: Bournemouth 0–3 Liverpool
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 1 assist

Mohamed Salah assist Naby Keita goal, Bournemouth vs Liverpool, Premier League 2019/20
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Naby Keita assist Mohamed Salah goal, Bournemouth vs Liverpool, Premier League 2019/20
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JAMES MADDISON

@madders

Player rating: 9.11
Team score: Aston Villa 1–4 Leicester
Individual highlights: 1 assist, 5 key passes

James Maddison key pass Kelechi Iheanacho goal, Aston Villa vs Leicester, Premier League 2019/20
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James Maddision assist Jonny Evans goal, Aston Villa vs Leicester, Premier League 2019/20
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SON HEUNG-MIN

@spursofficial

Player rating: 9.53
Team score: Tottenham 5–0 Burnley
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 1 assist

"

My father says I shouldn't marry until I retire.

And I agree. When you marry, your priority changes to wife, kids, family, and then football. I want to make sure that while I'm playing at the top level football remains my number one; you don’t know how long you can last at the top level but you can always enjoy a fulfilling family life after you retire."

– Son Heung-min on choosing to stay single until he retires

Son Heung-min assist Harry Kane goal, Tottenham vs Burnley, Premier League 2019/20
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Dele Alli assist Lucas Moura goal, Tottenham vs Burnley, Premier League 2019/20
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Jan Vertonghen assist Son Heung-min goal, Tottenham vs Burnley, Premier League 2019/20
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Jan Vertonghen assist Son Heung-min goal, Tottenham vs Burnley, Premier League 2019/20
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ADAMA TRAORE

@adamatrd37

Player rating: 10.00
Team score: Wolves 3–2 Man City
Individual highlights: 1 goal, 1 assist

"

I used to run at opponents at 100 per cent speed until I met my sprint coach, former Olympic gold medallist Darren Campbell. He told me to dribble at 70 per cent of my maximum, that way I'm still fast enough to beat my opponent yet I'll gain more energy and control, and designed a special regime to work on slowed-down exercises for me.

I think it's really starting to pay dividends plus I'm getting more time to make decisions with the ball as well."

– Adama Traore on one minor tweak that transformed his game

Ruben Neves assist Adama Traore goal, Wolves vs Man City, Premier League 2019/20
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Adama Traore assist Raul Jimenez goal, Wolves vs Man City, Premier League 2019/20
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HARRY KANE

@spursofficial

Player rating: 10.00
Team score: Tottenham 5–0 Burnley
Individual highlights: 2 goals, 1 assist

Son Heung-min assist Harry Kane goal, Tottenham vs Burnley, Premier League 2019/20
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Dele Alli assist Harry Kane goal, Tottenham vs Burnley, Premier League 2019/20
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Harry Kane assist Moussa Sissoko goal, Tottenham vs Burnley, Premier League 2019/20
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