The English Premier League is known for its toughness and roughness and coupled with its pace and tenacity, many agree it’s the most competitive league in the world.
Given that a lot of physicalities is involved, players foul and get to be fouled an awful lot. And with the 2016-17 becoming more and more intense, a keen look is taken at 5 players who have been the dirtiest off the ball during the tense battles and clashes on the pitch.
As opposed to what many would have earlier predicted, it’s the Swede that is topping the most-fouls-committed charts in the club and across the league, not the usual suspect Fellaini.
The 35-year-old was booked for the 5th time this season during last weekend’s win against Swansea. As a result and according to the rules, he is set to miss out on the high-profile match against Arsenal this weekend.
Zlatan has committed 26 fouls already, but has, as expected risen to the defense of himself. In his words,
“I thought in England we play rough. No? That’s what I heard. Every time I’ve tried to play rough I get a yellow card. “
The Professional Game Match Officials Limited owes Zlatan an apology. Take a wild guess at bestbettingwebsites.org.uk if you believe Zlatan will miss another game due to suspension as the season goes on.
Following closely in the steps of his “big brother” and teammate is the world’s most expensive player.
With the France international having committed 24 fouls, most United fans would be quick to crucify the player whom much more has been expected from since making his heralded return to Old Trafford.
Pogba is just a booking away from getting the automatic 1-match ban and has at least done well to prevent it before the coming showdown against Arsenal.