The dirtiest players in the EPL 2017/18 seasons




While football is undoubtedly the beautiful game, there are enough moments to make us wince and recoil in equal measure.


The mercurial opposition player breaks away with a deft piece of skill only to be hauled down before they can cause serious damage. For every sublime goal or piece of skill we saw in the EPL 2017/18 season, there are undoubtedly thousands more fouls.


Thanks to data gather from the official EPL website that able you to see the dirtiest players from the EPL last season.


**45 fouls

Chieikhou Kouyate (West Ham)

Joshua King (Bournemouth)

Mathias Zanka (Huddersfield)


**46 fouls

Dusan Tadic (Southampton)


**48 fouls

Mousa Dembele (Tottenham)

Christian Benteke (Crystal Palace)


**49 fouls

Joe Allen (Stoke)


**50 fouls

Dale Stephens (Brighton)

Idrissa Gueye (Everton)

Tiemoue Bakayoko (Chelsea)


**53 fouls

Oriol Romeu (Southampton)

Ashley Barnes (Burnley)


**57 fouls

Granit Xhaka (Arsenal)

Roberto Firmino (Liverpool)


**58 fouls

Erik Pieters (Stoke)


**60 fouls

Wilfred Ndidi (Leicester)

Glenn Murray (Brighton)


**63 fouls

Jordan Ayew (Swansea)


And the dirtiest players is ….da da da


**69 fouls

Luka Milivojevic (Crystal Palace)

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