A Premier League South American XI

Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez in action with Chelsea's David Luiz

Players from Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United feature in this continental list.

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero scores their first goalManchester City's Sergio Aguero scores their first goal

The Premier League is known for its abundance of overseas talent, and one area of the world where ability has arrived in droves is from South America - with this continent producing some of the world's best ever players.

So, with the season at the end, here's a Premier League South American XI in a 3-4-3 formation:

Arsenal's David OspinaArsenal's David Ospina

Goalkeeper - David Ospina (Colombia)

While the 28-year-old is something of a back-up goalkeeper at Arsenal - though for how much longer remains to be seen, with Ospina speaking to Turkish outlet Fanatik about his desire to leave the club - he is a safe set of hands, and highly valuable to the Colombia national team. Ospina has made 17 appearances for club and country this season, and - barring a few iffy moments - has generally been solid when called upon. 

Defender - David Luiz (Brazil)

When Chelsea re-signed David Luiz from Paris Saint-Germain in the summer, questions were raised as the Brazilian wasn't exactly the defintion of a solid defender first time around at Stamford Bridge. This season, however, Luiz has been a revelation for the Blues, with the 30-year-old outstanding. Luiz played 33 Premier League matches this season, as Chelsea blew the opposition away to claim the title.

Defender - Gabriel Paulista (Brazil)

Gabriel is someone who divides opinion among Arsenal supporters, as he can be brilliant on his day, but is also remarkably inconsistent and prone to losing his temper. His six yellow cards in 19 Premier League games - roughly a yellow card every three matches this season - is a worry. The Brazilian, however, does have a lot of ability, and - when on form - is a very useful outlet for the Gunners.

Arsenal's Gabriel Paulista heads at goalArsenal's Gabriel Paulista heads at goal

Defender - Nicolas Otamendi (Argentina)

It's taken Otamendi a while to grow into his surroundings at Manchester City, but this season he has been excellent. The Argentina international has been superb in pretty much all of his 42 appearances for Manchester City in all competitions this season, and is someone that manager Pep Guardiola understandably wants to keep around at the club next season. Assured in possession and strong in the air and ground, Otamendi is the complete centre half.

Right wing back - Antonio Valencia (Ecuador)

An incredibly underrated yet vital part of Manchester United's team, Valencia has been ever-present for manager Jose Mourinho this season, and has been rewarded with two major trophies. Considering Valencia has spent most of the season playing right back, four assists and one goal in 43 appearances are impressive - while his work rate and defensive ability are so important to Mourinho's game plan. 

Manchester United's Antonio Valencia celebrates scoring their third goalManchester United's Antonio Valencia celebrates scoring their third goal

Central midfield - Fernandinho (Brazil)

Despite now being 32, Fernandinho is an integral part of the Manchester City's side, even if he doesn't get the credit that he deserves. Without Fernandinho in the Manchester City side, players like Kevin De Bruyne wouldn't be able to claim so many assists, as the Brazilian breaks up play tremendously well, and also is good at keeping the ball. Fernandinho also scored three goals for City in 42 appearances, and claimed one assist.

Watford's Roberto Pereyra in action with Burnley's Steven DefourWatford's Roberto Pereyra in action with Burnley's Steven Defour

Central midfield - Roberto Pereyra (Watford)

The former Juventus man hasn't really had much of an impact for Watford this season when you consider he's only played 13 matches due to a knee injury, but in those 13 matches, Pereyra still managed to score twice and claim two assists. Once he's fully recovered - and with a new manager at Watford too - Hornets fans will be hoping that they can see the best of the 26-year-old. 

Left wing back - Willian (Brazil)

A truly phenomenal player, Willian is a key part of the Chelsea side - be it from the bench or in the starting line-up - that romped to the title this season. 19 of Willian's 34 Premier League appearances came from the bench this season, but he still managed to score eight goals and claim two assists, while providing excellent defensive cover through tracking back. With a campaign in Europe on the horizion, he will be an essential part of Antonio Conte's Chelsea side. 

Arsenal's Alexis SanchezArsenal's Alexis Sanchez

Right forward - Alexis Sanchez (Chile)

If Arsenal fans think they've had a poor season, imagine where they'd be without Alexis Sanchez. The former Barcelona man has been a revelation, with 24 goals and 10 assists coming in 38 Premier League matches. 

Left forward - Philippe Coutinho (Brazil)

In the same way that Sanchez is so vital to Arsenal, Coutinho is important to Liverpool. The midfield magician, who now operates wide left, scored 14 goals and claimed seven assists for the Reds in 36 appearances spread across all competitions, and will be extremely important for the club ahead of their Champions League adventure next season. 

Striker - Sergio Aguero (Argentina)

The fact that it was thought possible at one point that Manchester City could get rid of a player of Aguero's ability is complete madness, as yet again, the diminutive striker has delivered. In 44 games for City, Aguero popped up with 30 goals - 20 of which came in the Premier League - and remains the deadliest poacher in the top flight. The Argentina international even added some assists to his game, racking up five in total. 

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