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Goals by EPL's most expensive strikers
April 13th, 2011 12:38AM

TAGS:  england, uefa champions league


[MAKING A LIST] There were at least seven more expensive strikers signed by English Premier League clubs this season, but none has proved to be more valuable than Mexican Javier Hernandez, whose first-half goal helped Manchester United beat Chelsea, 2-1, and move into the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League. The output by "Chicharito" is almost double any other player on the list. His form is in sharp contrast to that of Chelsea's $84 million signing Fernando Torres, who remained scoreless.

Most expensive EPL strikers (2010-11)
11/0 *Fernando Torres
(Liverpool to Chelsea) $84 million
6/2 *Andy Carroll (Newcastle to Liverpool) $58 million
15/4 *Edin Dzeko (Wolfsburg to Man. City) $46 million
10/5 *Darren Bent (Sunderland to Aston Villa) $40 million
23/10 Mario Balotelli (Inter Milan to Man. City) $40 million
7/2 *Luis Suarez (Ajax to Liverpool) $38 million
30/10 Asamoah Gyan (Rennes to Sunderland) $23 million
37/18 Javier Hernandez (Guadalajara to Man. United) $14 million
35/8 Kenwyne Jones (Sunderland to Stoke City) $14 million
25/4 Moussa Dembele (AZ to Fulham) $9 million
Note: GP/G are in all club competitions.
*January transfer.

  1. Hugo Sanchez
    commented on: April 13, 2011 at 2:26 p.m.
    Javier Hernandez is a humble hard-working lad. he knows what he wants and shows it to the world in every match he participates in. He plays every game with intensity and real desire. He truly is the depiction of a complete footballer. When compared with Torres, what a waste of money, Chelsea...
  1. Barry Thomas
    commented on: April 14, 2011 at 4:13 p.m.
    He plays with total joy, like Messi does. And he's a total joy to watch - - except when he's playing for El Tri against the USMNT!

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