Wayne Rooney is the only striker from top 5 clubs without a goal or assist
EPL forwards - Minutes per goal or assist

EPL forwards — Minutes per goal or assist

Christian Benteke has had the highest number of aerial wins a almost 50% more than the next highest (Anthony Martial) and almost 200% more than the subsequent highest (Olivier Giroud). Liverpool should definitely play on the wings with more crosses to the tall flying giant.

Ings, Theo and Bony were the least dispossessed
EPL Forwards - Dispossessed per 90 min

EPL Forwards — Dispossessed per 90 min

With the new recruit Anthony Martial scoring almost once in every 38 minutes, Wayne Rooneya s zero direct goal contribution will face unprecedented pressure from fans and media.

Surprisingly, Olivier Girouda s statistic is much better than Theo Walcotta s. Is Theo Walcott a right choice to lead Arsenal in the front?

Diego Costa has had very little impact so far. With Diegoa s 3 match ban, this situation is not going to change anytime soon.

Shots galore for Arsenal and Manchester City strikers
EPL Forwards - Shots per 90 min

EPL Forwards — Shots per 90 min

Arsenal and Manchester City strikers have had the highest shots, but City strikers can boast of a more successful conversion rate.

As great as the fuss about Diego Costa is, his contribution in the Chelsea game has been minimal, barring the red card to Arsenal defender Gabriel. Eden Hazard’s recent improvement in performance . has covered up for the same in Chelsea’s journey back from the bottom.

Anthony Martial leads the dribble statistic
EPL Forwards - Dribbles per 90 min

EPL Forwards — Dribbles per 90 min

Manchester United needs an ace to dribble past opponents in split speed. Anthony Martial is their solution. He has had 50% more successful dribbles than the other strikers.

Barring Anthony Martial and Sergio AgA?ero, none of these strikers have had a good enough successful dribble statistic.

Christian Benteke is the tall flying giant
EPL Forwards - Aerials won per 90 min

EPL Forwards — Aerials won per 90 min

There are certain strikers who cannot be easily dispossessed. This makes the opponentsa job very difficult. Danny Ings, Theo Walcott and Wilfried Bony are the ones who were these special players who have not been dispossessed very often.