The 2012/13 English Premier League season is exactly at the halfway point at the moment, with the 19 rounds of football not failing to live to expectations so far.
Every team—regardless of their current league position—has had its ups and down through the first half of the year, as have the players within those teams.
Yet some players have simply sparkled and have stood out not just to their respective team, but also right across the Premier League. Their individual skills are brilliant and their importance to their respective club has become more and more apparent as the season has progressed.
Let's take a look at the most valuable player for every Premier League team through the opening half of the season.