Top five most-feared opposition players for every PL club…

Date published: Saturday 9th November 2019 7:16

Jamie Vardy lines up against Arsenal on Saturday having scored seven goals in his last seven games against the Gunners. But he doesn’t make the top five – he was sixth – of Arsenal’s most-feared opponents.

Here for every Premier League club is the top five active players who’ve scored the most goals against them. Wayne Rooney is the nemesis of a quarter of the league….

 

ARSENAL
Wayne Rooney – 35 games, 15 goals, 7 assists
Sergio Agüero – 16 games 11 goals, 2 assists
Harry Kane – 12 games, 10 goals, 2 assists
Lionel Messi – 6 games, 9 goals, 2 assists
Roberto Firmino – 9 games, 8 goals, 3 assists

 

ASTON VILLA
Wayne Rooney – 29 games, 15 goals, 6 assists
Jermain Defoe – 26 games, 10 goals, 3 assists
Cristiano Ronaldo – 14 games, 9 goals, 4 assists
Shane Long – 14 games, 8 goals, 5 assists
Olivier Giroud – 8 games, 8 goals, 1 assist

 

BOURNEMOUTH
Raheem Sterling – 10 games, 11 goals, 2 assists
Romelu Lukaku – 8 games, 9 goals, 0 assists
Troy Deeney – 12 games, 7 goals, 2 assists
Eden Hazard – 10 games, 7 goals, 1 assist
Harry Kane – 6 games, 7 goals, 1 assist

 

BRIGHTON
Chris Martin – 12 games, 9 goals, 0 assists
Chris Wood – 15 games, 7 goals, 0 assists
Charlie Austin – 10 games, 7 goals, 0 assists
Gary Hooper – 9 games, 6 goals, 1 assist
Wilfried Zaha – 10 games, 5 goals, 2 assists

 

BURNLEY
David Nugent – 15 games, 9 goals, 1 assist
Sergio Aguero – 9 games, 9 goals, 0 assists
Ross McCormack – 10 games, 7 goals, 1 assist
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – 4 games, 7 goals, 1 assist
Shane Long – 12 games, 6 goals, 2 assists

 

CHELSEA
Sergio Aguero – 19 games, 15 goals, 3 assists
Wayne Rooney – 37 games, 9 goals, 4 assists
Javier Hernandez – 15 games, 9 goals, 1 assist
Carlos Tevez – 12 games, 8 goals, 1 assist
Jermain Defoe – 32 games, 8 goals, 1 assist

 

CRYSTAL PALACE
Jermain Defoe – 12 games, 10 goals, 1 assist
Romelu Lukaku – 12 games, 8 goals, 0 assists
Sadio Mane – 10 games, 7 goals, 2 assists
Yaya Toure – 10 games, 7 goals, 1 assist
Paul Gallagher – 9 games, 6 goals, 0 assists

 

EVERTON
Harry Kane – 9 games, 9 goals, 0 assists
Daniel Sturridge – 14 games, 7 goals, 0 assists
Jermain Defoe – 23 games, 6 goals, 2 assists
Aaron Ramsey – 14 games, 6 goals, 4 assists
Olivier Giroud – 11 games, 5 goals, 0 assists

 

LEICESTER
Harry Kane – 13 games, 14 goals, 2 assists
Simon Cox – 8 games, 7 goals, 1 assist
Theo Walcott – 10 games, 5 goals, 0 assists
Wilfried Zaha – 15 games, 5 goals, 3 assists
Sergio Aguero – 8 games, 5 goals, 1 assist

LIVERPOOL
Jamie Vardy – 10 games, 7 goals, 1 assist
Christian Benteke – 11 games, 7 goals, 1 assist
Olivier Giroud – 14 games, 7 goals, 1 assist
Eden Hazard – 18 games, 7 goals, 2 assists
Sergio Agüero – 21 games, 7 goals, 4 assists

 

MANCHESTER CITY
Wayne Rooney – 31 games, 12 goals, 3 assists
Jermain Defoe – 25 games, 9 goals, 1 assist
Steed Malbranque – 17 games, 6 goals, 2 assists
Lionel Messi – 6 games, 6 goals, 3 assists
Andy Carroll – 17 games, 5 goals, 0 assists

MANCHESTER UNITED
Sergio Aguero – 14 games, 9 goals, 0 assists
Edin Dzeko – 9 games, 7 goals, 2 assists
Gylfi Sigurdsson – 12 games, 5 goals, 4 assists
Jermain Defoe – 31 games, 5 goals, 0 assists
Eden Hazard – 19 games, 5 goals, 2 assists

 

NEWCASTLE
Wayne Rooney – 27 games, 15 goals, 9 assists
Sergio Aguero – 14 games, 15 goals, 4 assists
Olivier Giroud – 12 games, 8 goals, 2 assists
Jermain Defoe – 25 games, 8 goals, 1 assist
Emmanuel Adebayor – 13 games, 8 goals, 7 assists

 

NORWICH
Luis Suarez – 6 games, 12 goals, 3 assists
Sergio Aguero – 8 games, 7 goals, 4 assists
Shane Long – 14 games, 7 goals, 1 assist
Paul Gallagher – 14 games, 6 goals, 2 assists
Danny Graham – 14 games, 6 goals, 1 assist

SHEFFIELD UNITED
Leon Clarke – 14 games, 7 goals, 2 assists
Paul Gallagher – 17 games, 5 goals, 0 assists
Will Grigg – 10 games, 5 goals, 1 assist
Michael Smith – 9 games, 4 goals, 1 assist
Chris Eagles – 9 games, 4 goals, 3 assists

 

SOUTHAMPTON
Romelu Lukaku – 12 games, 9 goals, 3 assists
Harry Kane – 14 games, 9 goals, 4 assists
Sergio Aguero – 13 games, 8 goals, 3 assists
Olivier Giroud – 13 games, 8 goals, 2 assists
Ayoze Pérez – 8 games, 7 goals, 0 assists

 

TOTTENHAM
Sergio Aguero – 17 games, 12 goals, 4 assists
Wayne Rooney – 22 games, 11 goals, 3 assists
Emmanuel Adebayor – 15 games, 10 goals, 2 assists
Cristiano Ronaldo – 18 games, 10 goals, 4 assists
Raheem Sterling – 15 games, 8 goals, 3 assists

 

WATFORD
Sergio Aguero – 8 games, 11 goals, 3 assists
Raheem Sterling – 7 games, 8 goals, 2 assists
David Nugent – 13 games, 8 goals, 0 assists
Riyad Mahrez – 11 games, 7 goals, 4 assists
Jay Bothroyd – 13 games, 6 goals, 2 assists

 

WEST HAM
Wayne Rooney – 23 games, 15 goals, 4 assists
Romelu Lukaku – 15 games, 11 goals, 4 assists
Sergio Aguero – 16 games, 10 goals, 4 assists
Raheem Sterling – 15 games, 8 goals, 8 assists
Harry Kane – 13 games, 7 goals, 1 assist

 

WOLVES
Cameron Jerome – 18 games, 7 goals, 1 assist
Tammy Abraham – 3 games, 6 goals, 0 assists
Richarlison – 3 games, 4 goals, 0 assists
Carlos Tevez – 4 games, 4 goals, 2 assists
Junior Hoilett – 9 games, 4 goals, 1 assist

 

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