[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)
GP/G PLAYER (TRANSFER) FEE
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.