Victor Moses’ last gasp header to win the game for Chelsea in their 3-2 win over Shaktar Donetsk last night was another timely reminder of what a good start to his Blues career the Nigerian international has made.

While players such as Shaun Wright-Phillips, Scott Parker and Steve Sidwell have failed to make the transition from lesser to bigger Premier League clubs in the past, Moses is defying the critics who have suggested that the club may be too big for him.

Needless to say, Moses is one of several surprise performers in the Premier League so far this season. So here is the list of the top 15 top flight players who have all starred for their side above all expectations.


Click on Steven Fletcher to see the full list of Premier League surprise packages

Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher


If there’s any players you think I’ve missed, or any that you think should be in the list, don’t forget to tweet me @matt_of_the_day