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Shearer: Old stager Murray keeps getting better

3 Sep 2018
Glenn Murray, Brighton & Hove Albion

Brighton & Hove Albion's 34-year-old striker makes PL Champion's team of the week after two goals against Fulham

When it comes to performing in the Premier League age is no barrier for Glenn Murray, who has drawn praise from Alan Shearer for his two-goal display against Fulham.

The Brighton & Hove Albion striker scored both goals as his side rallied from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with the Cottagers, and Shearer says the 34-year-old is still going strong.

The Premier League's all-time leading goalscorer selected Murray in his Matchweek 4 selection.

Shearer's Team of the Week
Alex McCarthy (SOU) | CRY 0-2 SOU

He kept a clean sheet and more than played his part in a huge three points for Southampton. A great way to celebrate his England call-up.

Cesar Azpilicueta (CHE) | CHE 2-0 BOU

The Spaniard was assured in everything he did defensively again.

Joe Gomez (LIV) | LEI 1-2 LIV

Once again an absolutely outstanding defensive display in front of the watching England manager.

Craig Cathcart (WAT) | WAT 2-1 TOT

He scored a goal and kept Harry Kane quiet. No mean feat.

Marcos Alonso (CHE) | CHE 2-0 BOU

He produced another assist and was heavily involved in another win for Chelsea.

Ruben Neves (WOL) | WHU 0-1 WOL

The Portuguese midfielder was again impressive and instrumental in the winning goal.

N'Golo Kante (CHE) | CHE 2-0 BOU

Another brilliant performance in his new role in the Chelsea midfield.

Nemanja Matic (MUN) | BUR 0-2 MUN

A commanding performance just at the right time.

Glenn Murray (BHA) | BHA 2-2 FUL

Two goals and now three this season already for the old stager. He's 35 this month and still going strong in the big league!

Romelu Lukaku (MUN) | BUR 0-2 MUN

He popped up with two goals when his manager and his team needed him most.

Raheem Sterling (MCI) | MCI 2-1 NEW

He scored a very good goal and showed pace, strength and intelligence all game.

Manager: Javi Gracia (WAT) | WAT 2-1 TOT

Spurs was his toughest test yet and he passed it with flying colours.

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