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Liverpool forward Luis Suarez is ranked as the best player in the Premier League by a performance index.

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has been rated as the best player in the Premier League ahead of Chelsea’s Eden Hazard.

The EA Player Performance Index is measured using a points system and based on whether a side has won and the direct positive and negative influence of a player during a game.

Positive influence is measured through basic stats such as goals and assists while negative influence is measured through things such as a player getting booked and shots off target.

Suarez is one of three Liverpool stars to be ranked in the top ten with Steven Gerrard in third and Daniel Sturridge in fifth.

The Uruguayan has been having an amazing season after missing the first five games of the campaign through suspension and has bagged a staggering 28 goals in 26 matches.

Hazard is the only Chelsea player to appear on the list while Manchester City are represented though Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero.

Wayne Rooney, Adam Lallana and Arsenal duo Mesut Ozil and Olivier Giroud make up the current top ten.

Here is the top ten with appropriate ranking.

1) Luis Suarez (Liverpool)

2) Eden Hazard (Chelsea)

3) Steven Gerrard (Liverpool)

4) Yaya Toure (Manchester City)

5) Daniel Sturridge (Liverpool)

6) Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

7) Sergio Aguero (Manchester City)

8) Adam Lallana (Southampton)

9) Mesut Ozil (Arsenal)

10) Olivier Giroud (Arsenal)

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