5 of the greatest ever Premier League strikers: The target men (Videos)

The Target man – Those overgrown oafs who are stuck up front to bully the centre-backs and create mayhem in and around the opposing penalty area. To be one of these you must have the following attributes: Good in the air, have a nasty streak, lead with your elbows, be able to control a ball on your chest despite it being hoofed at you at pace, strength to create some space for yourself, and also have thighs the size of an elephant’s.

The one man who didn’t make it into our list is Didier Drogba. The former Chelsea man was the definition of a target man, from mentality, to raw power, heading ability and everything else the Ivorian had in his locker.

A true Chelsea legend after handing them the Champions League that they were so desperate to get their oily hands on. Take a look at what Didier does best.

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