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European Team of the Week: December 1-2

Werder Bremen's Austrian prospect Marko Arnautovic is rewarded for a hat-trick against Hoffenheim with a place in our European team of the week.

The 23-year-old helped his side to a 4-1 win in a match that led to Hoffenheim boss Markus Babbel being given the sack.

Swansea City's Spanish armada made such an impact in the 2-0 victory at Arsenal that two of them have made it into the week.

Two goal hero Michu and reliable right-back Angel Rangel both make the team with two more current Premier League players joining them in the side.

Spurs left-back Jan Vertonghen is included after the Belgian international put in a flawless performance at Fulham, while Daniel Agger scored the only goal in Liverpool's 1-0 win over Southampton.

Former Manchester City defender Stefan Savic is picked alongside Agger after a two goal performance for Fiorentina against Sampdoria.

Familiar faces Lionel Messi and Edinson Cavani lead the line after two goal performances.

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