The 28-year-old won 4.1 aerial duels per game this season, with a 62.7% aerial success rate reinforcing a statistically calculated WhoScored.com strength of "aerial duels".
"There have certainly been mistakes along the way and it is down to the owners to shoulder much of the responsibility". Shaqiri's £12m release clause has reportedly piqued the interest of Everton, West Ham and Crystal Palace, but he might hold out for the chance to play European football again next season.
Midfield: Joe Allen has endured a tough time since swapping Liverpool for Stoke shortly after being named in the Euro 2016 team of the tournament.
Butland made several important saves towards the end of the match as Stoke held on to win the match with both teams going down to the Championship next season. The left-back started more games in the Premier League (32) than he managed in any of his 10 seasons at Arsenal, having arrived at the Hawthorns in a £7m switch last summer.
Former Stoke City star Dominic Matteo believes that the Potters should have sacked Mark Hughes earlier in a bid to avoid relegation from the Premier League.
Signed as a replacement for Marko Arnautovic, Eric Choupo-Moting didn't endure the worst debut campaign in England.
Rounding off the Stoke contingent is experienced striker Peter Crouch with a WhoScored.com rating of 6.84.
For Andre, this is the first time he has tasted relegation in his career while his younger brother has suffered relegation three times. The Ghanaian scored seven goals and registered a further two assists for the Swans to contribute towards a WhoScored.com rating of 6.91.
At the other end, it was all chaos and it was Swansea, West Brom and Stoke who were relegated eventually and though they deserved to be relegated for their overall performance throughout the season, certain players from the three sides did not deserve to be relegated.