Di Maria, Ospina are surprising leaders in some key Premier League stats
As the Premier League season draws to a somewhat anti-climactic close for all those that aren't petrified fans of Hull, Newcastle and Sunderland, WhoScored.com reveal the players that have been most efficient across a wide range of statistics.
While the likes of Hazard, Aguero, Kane and De Gea may have been lauded among the top performers this campaign, the following individuals are 10 players that, in most cases, may not have stolen the headlines this season, but deserve credit nonetheless for their impressive individual figures in the following categories.
Best save success rate: David Ospina (Arsenal)
He may not have done enough just yet to convince the masses that Arsenal's longstanding goalkeeping issues are a thing of the past but when you look closely at the figures, Ospina could not have done a great deal more to make the shirt his own. Of all keepers to face at least 50 shots on target the Colombian has the best save success rate (80 percent), having conceded just 10 goals in 16 league appearances for an impressive WhoScored.com rating of 7.13.
Most economic tackler: Nathaniel Clyne (Southampton)
What we mean here is the player, of all those to have made 50+ tackles this season, to have made the most per foul committed, and Clyne is the runaway leader. The sought-after Saints right-back has completed the third most tackles in the Premier League (111) but committed just 21 fouls, leading to an average of 5.8 per foul and a statistical strength of tackling from WhoScored in turn.
Hardest to dribble past: Wes Morgan (Leicester)
Morgan has played a vital role in the Foxes' survival. Again of all players to make 50 tackles this season, Morgan has completed the most for every time that he has been dribbled past. Indeed, having made 53 tackles this season, the man mountain has been rounded just 3 times despite missing only one match (through suspension) all season, averaging 17.7 tackles for every time he is beaten by an opponent.
Best aerial success rate: James Tomkins (West Ham)
He may have ended his season on the treatment table but Tomkins can be happy with his season's work, earning an excellent WhoScored.com rating of 7.46. The centre-back was a dominant presence in the air for West Ham in his 21 appearances, winning 75.9 percent of the aerial duels he competed in -- the strongest success rate of any player to challenge in 50 or more aerial contests.
Best pass accuracy: Fernando (Man City)
When looking at pass accuracy figures, the players at the top of the leaderboard are always likely to play "safety first" passes but that's not to say the role of retaining possession is not important, especially for those sides that pride themselves on as much. Fernando's first season at Manchester City may have underwhelmed many but a pass accuracy of 91.1 percent shows that he performed the role asked of him to an impressive standard.
Best dribble success: Fabian Delph (Aston Villa)
The Villa midfielder's impressive progression in recent years has been abundantly clear as he is now club captain and a full England international. His ability to impact on the game going forward has certainly improved. Delph may be slight but he uses his frame well to fend off opponents and a fantastic dribble success rate of 82.4 percent is the best of all players to complete at least 50 in the 2014-15 campaign.
Best cross accuracy: Mesut Ozil (Arsenal)
He still has his critics but all-in-all it's been a successful second season in North London from Ozil, indicated by a lofty WhoScored rating of 7.57, particularly since returning from injury earlier this year. His delivery into the box has been mightily impressive, both from set pieces and open play, and of all players to attempt at least 100 crosses this season the German has the best accuracy, at 37.8 percent.
Best "big chance" creator: Angel Di Maria (Man United)
We've calculated this by looking at the highest proportion of key passes that Opta defines as a "big chance" from players to make 50 or more. It still baffles many that Louis van Gaal can find no place in his current plans for Di Maria, who has registered 10 assists despite starting just 19 league games. His end product has remained of an outstanding standard, with 25.5 percent of the 52 chances he has created deemed as clear-cut.
Best shot accuracy: Robin van Persie (Man United)
Many expected big things of Van Persie when he reunited with his former international coach Van Gaal but it hasn't panned out how either would have liked. It's perhaps a surprise to see, then, that the United forward has the best shot accuracy of all players to muster 50+ efforts at goal this season (48.7 percent), though his clinical instincts have certainly diminished since a superb start to life at Old Trafford.
Best chance conversion rate: Papiss Cisse (Newcastle)
We finish with another shock inclusion, with Cisse beating the likes of Aguero, Costa and Kane when it comes to his chance conversion rate. Indeed, of all players to score 10 or more goals this season the Senegalese comes out on top with an excellent 25.6 percent, and his 11 goals thus far look as though they may well prove decisive in a dismal campaign for the Magpies.
All statistics courtesy of WhoScored.com, where you can find yet more stats, including live in-game data and unique player and team ratings.