Strikers...they’re the guys that put the ball in the back of the net, right?
Well, yes, if your name happens to be Robin Van Persie, Luis Suarez or Edin Dzeko.
Otherwise, the answer to that question is “sometimes”, “occasionally” or “not really, no, I’m afraid, been having a bit of a barren run lately, not quite sure why…”
It’s a sad fact that for every exceptional Premier League striker, there are half a dozen extremely ordinary ones who find the task of knocking the ball over the line pretty damn difficult.
Since they don’t score all that often these players rarely hit the headlines.
However, we thought their efforts should be acknowledged. So we created this slideshow of the 10 least prolific Premier League strikers this season.
Amazingly, Fernando Torres doesn’t make the cut despite all his travails with Chelsea this term.
But nonetheless there are some very famous names on the following list.