Chelsea may be placing a lowly fourth behind Manchester United, Man City and Tottenham Hotspur, but their squad still possesses some of the best quality in the English top flight according to Jamie Carragher.
Carragher delivered his verdicts to the Daily Telegraph.
And here is what the Liverpool legend came up with - and he gave his explanation on each selection.
Unfortunately I am going to have to start with a Manchester United player, who I actually think is the best goalkeeper in the world at the moment.
"I think he has been outstanding in the 12 months he has been here".
Jamie Carragher has picked an XI of the players who have impressed him the most in 2017, and unsurprisingly Chelsea and Tottenham players take up most of the places.
Whilst Spurs were known as being flimsy defensively and leaked too many goals, but that has all changed under Mauricio Pochettino, as Spurs have become arguably the Premier League's top defence.
"Alderweireld last season was the outstanding centre-back".
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"Alongside him his mate wasn't far behind him, Vertonghen".
Moving up the pitch, Carragher has picked a midfield three of N'Golo Kante, Philippe Coutinho and Kevin De Bruyne.
"The defensive player in the middle".
"The standout player at the start of this season".
Despite agreeing a two-year extension with the club in the summer, Arsene Wenger's side looks set to lose several key players this season which will set them back quite a bit.
All four players will likely be called on by Conte in Chelsea's home game against Crystal Palace this weekend. "He adds goals, pace, assists".
"It's not easy in the Premier League with competition from Romelu Lukaku, Alvaro Morata, Sergio Aguero, but I am going to go for Harry Kane", he wrote.