Possibly the most exciting purchase a club can make, a striker brings with him goals, something different, and the hope of a successful season. There is never a bad moment to mention transfer rumours, as supporters are always on the lookout to see if their clubs will better the squad that’s not quite getting the job done. It’s also a time where the latest flavour of the month can get linked with anyone and everyone in the hope that one of them will stick.
But the goal scoring exploits of those abroad and their consistency suggest the Premier League is missing out on a number of top forwards. Some may be undervalued by their clubs, and others who are performing so well that a move to a bigger club is sure to materialise in the near future.
Here are ten strikers who are doing good things on the continent and would be welcome additions to English football.
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