English Premiership

By the numbers: Best EPL striker

2014-09-09 10:54
Diego Costa (AP)
Cape Town - Sport24 has looked at the leading strikers from the five biggest clubs in the EPL to establish who is the best of a very good bunch.

It may be very earlier on in the English Premiership season but with Chelsea proving very difficult to beat, early season form might prove decisive in the race for the English Premiership title.

The contenders:

Wayne Rooney - Manchester United

Stevan Jovetic - Manchester City

Diego Costa - Chelsea

Olivier Giroud - Arsenal

Daniel Sturridge - Liverpool

The areas of focus:

The five candidates were judged on the number of goals scores, key passes, total number of shots as well as their shot accuracy.

The winner:

The numbers are simply too hard to ignore, the best striker in the English Premiership is undoubtedly Chelsea's leading man Diego Costa.

Spanish striker Diego Costa has taken to the English Premiership like a duck to water, he leads three of the four categories including the most number of goals.

The facts and figures:

(All facts and figures are courtesy of squawka.com)

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