Watching highlights of Premier League matches on TV is a convenient and useful time-saving tool, because it allows us to gain a snapshot of the ebb and flow of a game and a brief opportunity to witness the main incidents, goals and talking points.

Nevertheless, this short, staccato-like viewing schedule has given birth and rise to the type of player that only really looks good during these sorts of small spells, a Match of the Day player if you will, who when seen live and in the flesh, is not only wasteful and inconsistent, but bordering on the woeful at times. With that in mind, here are our top 10 players that only look good when perused through the narrow spectrum of your own living room and the odd five-minute showing.

Click on Brian Ruiz to unveil the top 10


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