As the Premier League comes to an end, it's time to recognise the players who have been superb this year and pick the eleven best players from the season.

Antonio Conte's Chelsea have been superb all year. It's not far-fetched to say that Chelsea's starting XI could well take up every spot in this team, as every player could make a case for being the best at their respective positions. There have, however, been some outstanding performers from multiple clubs this season, so let's have a look at who makes the cut in my 'Team Of The Year' in a diamond formation.

Goalkeeper: Tom Heaton

What a season Burnley had, although the Lancashire club finished 16th, the performances they put in over the season were much better than their League position suggested. One of the main reasons for Burnley's solid season and outstanding home form - where they only lost six games - was the man in between the sticks, Tom Heaton.

Not least did the England international pull off the save of the season, but also manage 10 clean sheets - the sixth highest in the league - and make the most saves, 141. Yes, many will argue for Thibaut Courtois but Heaton never had the benefit of playing behind one of the best defences in the league.

Right Back: Antonio Valencia

Quiet last year but back with a bang, Antonio Valencia has been a goliath for Mourinho this season.

Yes, Man U have lost their historic gung-ho Football but at the back, they are one of the best teams in the country, largely thanks to Antonio Valencia.

Under Mourinho, Valencia has been part of a defence that has conceded only 20 goals, while registering 12 clean sheets, giving them the second-best defensive record in the league.

Combine his solid defending with the ability to get up and down the flank, and you have a pretty good player.

RCB: Gary Cahill

Many will say that David Luiz should take this spot but here's what separates the two players; take Luiz out of Chelsea's system and he wouldn't be the same player, take Cahill out and he'd still perform.

Basically playing as Chelsea captain with Terry not used for most of the season, Cahill has been the unheralded rock in Conte's winning side. The England international is quick enough to cover, better on the ball than some give him credit and a threat in the opposition's box. Six goals, 37 appearances and 15 clean sheets, not bad at all.

LCB: Michael Keane

The second Burnley player to make the team, has seen superb playing that he looks set to return to the club that sold him two years ago. In partnership with Ben Mee, Keane has formed a solid back four that has been key in consolidating Burnley's place in the top flight.

He can block shots, win headers, track runs in behind and play out from the back - even though he never gets enough credit for it.

Now a full England international, Keane looks set to have a solid career in the top flight, a similar career trajectory to Gary Cahill.

LB: Cezar Azpillicueta

There can't be any complaints at this pick. Mr Reliable for Chelsea, Azpilicueta gets on with the job at hand every week without any frills, but most of all, without any mistakes. Capable of playing across the whole defence, the Spaniard takes the left-back spot here. Just the fact that he has played every minute of the Premier League for Chelsea this season, says it all.

CDM: N'Golo Kante

Not really much to say here. N'Golo Kante has been a large part of why Chelsea won the Premier League title this year. When the diminutive Frenchman is on the pitch it's basically two players in one, that's how good his work rate is.

Probably the easiest selection of the lot.

RCM: Dele Alli

It was a slightly slow start to the season but the prodigious Englishman certainly made up for it. No midfielder scored more goals (18) than Alli, combine that with seven assists and you can see why Spurs finished high up the table.

At times deployed off Kane in a 3-4-3, Alli has continued the form that saw him take the league by storm last season, and establish himself as one of the best players in England. Capable of playing as a creator or a midfielder in the style of Frank Lampard, Alli is surely set to be a cornerstone of future England teams.

LCM: Christian Eriksen

Alli and Kane capture all the headlines for Spurs but Eriksen is the constant piece of genius in Pochettino's side.

Quite often, the Dane is the one that makes the pass or movement which opens up the whole game for his teammates.

Eriksen scored eight goals and 15 assists in the league this year whilst also managing an 80% pass completion rate - high for a man who takes risk with the ball.

Due to his education at Ajax, Eriksen has the football intelligence to not only play any formation Pochettino deploys him in, a trully versatile and intelligent footballer.

CAM: Eden Hazard

He may not have the stats like the rest of the team but what he does have is innate star quality. There aren't many players in the league that can receive the ball from any position in the field and still be a threat.

His goal tally (16) is superb and is only second to Alli for a midfielder; Hazard provides that bit of magic in the middle of the park.

RS: Harry Kane

Will he break Alan Shearer's all-time goalscoring record? Who knows, but for now, Tottenham's striker is not only one of the best strikers in the league, but also one of the best in the world. This will be the third consecutive season Kane has surpassed 20 goals in the league, this year being his highest yet with 29 goals, an impressive feat considering he suffered two injuries and only played 30 league games. The England striker just looks like he's going to score anytime he's near the goal.

LS: Alexis Sanchez

Where would Arsenal be if not for Alexis Sanchez? In a season whereby Sanchez's contract situation has hovered long over the Emirates, the Chilean has had the best season of his career.

Playing a large part of the season as Arsenal's lone striker, Sanchez became one of the top marksmen in Europe, finishing with 24 goals while also registering 10 assists. Moreover, the Arsenal forward did not miss one league game this year, an incredible feat for a player that gives 100% every game.