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Er den klassiske spidsangriber uddøende i engelsk fodbold? »Vi ser en tendens hos især de absolutte tophold«

Topscorerlisten i Premier League domineres af midtbanespillere, og særligt de allerbedste hold fravælger den traditionelle store angriber, der har kendetegnet engelsk fodbold i årtier.

Harry Kane fik ikke sit store ønske om et skifte til Manchester City opfyldt i sommer. Siden har han haft en mildest talt sløj sæson, hvor det efter 15 Tottenham-kampe blot er blevet til to mål for den trefoldige ligatopscorer. Foto: Matthew Childs/Reuters Soccer Football - Premier League - Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool - Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London Britain - December 19, 2021 Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane in action with Liverpool's Alisson REUTERS/David Klein EDITORIAL USE ONLY.No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation.No use in betting, games or single club /league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details. Soccer Football - Premier League - Chelsea v Everton - Stamford Bridge, London, Britain - December 16, 2021 Chelsea's Mason Mount celebrates scoring their first goal Action Images via Reuters/Peter Cziborra EDITORIAL USE ONLY.No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation.No use in betting, games or single club /league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details. Soccer Football - Premier League - Newcastle United v Manchester City - St James' Park, Newcastle, Britain - December 19, 2021 Manchester City's Joao Cancelo in action with Bernardo Silva celebrate after the match REUTERS/Scott Heppell EDITORIAL USE ONLY.No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation.No use in betting, games or single club /league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details. Liverpool's Portuguese striker Diogo Jota (R) shoots to score their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on December 16, 2021. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE.No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time.No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time.No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / Soccer Football - Premier League - Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool - Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London Britain - December 19, 2021 Liverpool's Diogo Jota scores their first goal REUTERS/David Klein EDITORIAL USE ONLY.No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation.No use in betting, games or single club /league/player publications. Please contact your account representative for further details. Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane (L) celebrates with Tottenham Hotspur's South Korean striker Son Heung-Min after he scored their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on December 19, 2021. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE.No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time.No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time.No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. /

For mange rimer engelsk fodbold lige så meget på juletid som flæskesteg på bordet og gaver under træet.

På boxing day, som den 26. december kaldes i England, forsøger fodboldhungrende mænd og kvinder traditionel at søge ly fra fedtede desserter, snaps og medisterpølse, når klodens største og rigeste fodboldspillere kæmper om den samme bold på den mest prestigefyldte spilledato...

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