Ji might have increased his manager’s options with his ability to switch from the wing to a central role, but his selfless running and movement remain his key attributes.
Appearances/goals: Premier League 10(7)/3; Champions League 5(1)/1; Carling Cup 2/0.
Season soundbite: “It’s probably only since the Milan games that people have really started to appreciate Ji’s importance, but it’s been that way for a long time inside our dressing room.”
– Michael Carrick
In a word: Assiduous
Ji-sung Park proved again in 2009/10 that he's the man for the big occasion...
Finest moment Ji shone against Milan, but in the league it was the 'job' he did on our Merseyside rivals at Old Trafford, in his new advanced midfield role, that will live longest in the memory. Javier Mascherano was given no time on the ball and was kept busy tracking Park –