Date: 30th October 2016 at 11:44pm
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Middlesbrough are represented in the latest Premier League team of the week that has been selected by BBC pundit Garth Crooks.

Actually Garth is now down as a ‘Football Analyst’ these days, a posh term for a pundit then!

The performance by Gaston Ramirez in the two nil victory over Bournemouth at the weekend at the Riverside Stadium was enough to earn them a place in the side alongside the other, in the opinion of the former Spurs striker anyway, most impressive performers in the topflight over the latest weekend.

I think we’ll already know ourselves, and not just based on the latest performance, why Crooks, we’ll also not argue with it, selected Ramirez as part of his team but explaining his choice he told the BBC.

‘The goal by Gaston Ramirez against Bournemouth was fabulous. I’m not sure what I liked best, the goal or the commentary that went with it by BBC Radio 5 live’s Connor McNamara. ‘Nought to sixty in four seconds’, described the acceleration of Ramirez, which was with the ball at his feet by the way, but it didn’t describe the quality of the finish after he had covered the ground in such an explosive manner. The player’s fitness levels and composure are to be commended, along with Connor’s wonderful line.’

It’s always good to see the club represented in this way, and well played to Ramirez for his recognition, but the most important thing about the weekend was of course the points.

Full Team:

Tom Heaton (Burnley), Seamus Coleman (Everton), David Luiz (Chelsea), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Kieran Gibbs (Arsenal), Ilkay Gundogan (Manchester City), Ross Barkley (Everton), Philippe Coutinho (Liverpool), Gaston Ramirez (Middlesbrough), Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal), Sergio Aguero (Manchester City).

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