With 10 goals in 11 games this season, Jamie Vardy is leading the way as the Premier League top scorer, ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sergio Aguëro and Harry Kane. All is good on paper, but is he actually the best England has to offer?
Brendan Rodgers’ resurgent Leicester side currently sit third in the table, just two points off Manchester City. An ideal blend of youth and experience, catalysed by Vardy and Maddison’s searing hot form, has terrorised Premier League defences. On
A Change in Style
Originally pitched as a counter-attack specialist, a number nine that would never give the ball up, chase down clearances and hassle central defenders, Vardy is now more of a cultured forward. Leicester
For a striker to only average two shots per game (WhoScored) and still manage to score almost one goal a game lends to the idea that Jamie Vardy is one of the most clinical strikers in world football. Not even Lewandowski is that good and he’s scored in every game he has played in this season.
Whether it’s Rodgers’ system, a twilight performance or both, Jamie Vardy is the best striker in England, and one of the top forwards in Europe. Harry Kane has to tie his laces a little tighter if he is to get back on the groove and outperform Vardy. The EURO’s are next summer…
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