Chelsea and Manchester United’s goalkeepers feature among the 10 stoppers with the best save percentage in the Premier League this term – but there are no places for Arsenal or Liverpool men.
The role of a goalkeeper has changed drastically over the last decade, with many No.1s now tasked with acting as a sweeper keeper, especially if a team defends high up the field.
Goalkeepers are now expected to also contribute with the ball at their feet as many Premier League outfits try and play a possession-based game.
However, as the struggles of Claudio Bravo at Manchester City last season highlighted, goalkeepers still need to excel at the bread and butter of the trade.
We’ve ranked the 10 best goalkeepers in the Premier League this season judging by the percentage of shots they keep out.
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