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Top 10 Premier League strikers of all time

To mark Didier Drogba's retirement from football, Sports Mole counts down the 10 greatest strikers of the Premier League era.

Didier Drogba celebrates after winning the Premier League title with Chelsea in 2014-15© Reuters

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba announced his retirement from football on Wednesday evening following a glittering and trophy-laden career.

The Ivorian's golden years came in the Premier League, where he established himself as one of the world's best strikers to leave an indelible mark on the division.

Drogba is by no means the only great forward to have graced the competition since its inception in 1992, though, with plenty of the world's best having plied their trade in the English top flight.

Indeed, such is the competition for places in this list that a number of world-class talents miss out - including the likes of Ian Wright, Eric Cantona, Michael Owen, Robin van Persie, Les Ferdinand, Harry Kane and Teddy Sheringham.

Here, Sports Mole counts down the very best strikers of the Premier League era.

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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool98102171425
2Manchester CityMan City96122992019
3Leicester CityLeicester9522168817
4Chelsea95221914517
5Arsenal84311311215
6Crystal Palace9423810-214
7Tottenham HotspurSpurs93331513212
8Burnley93331211112
9Bournemouth93331313012
10West Ham UnitedWest Ham93331113-212
11Aston Villa93241513211
12Wolverhampton WanderersWolves92521212011
13Manchester UnitedMan Utd9243109110
14Everton9315813-510
15Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd82337709
16Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton9234912-39
17Southampton9225916-78
18Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9225514-98
19Norwich CityNorwich92161021-117
20Watford9045521-164

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