Premier league is set to return this weekend after a break last weekend to pave way for FA Cup third round matches. The headline clash this weekend is Liverpool against Manchester City at Anfield. Manchester United will play on Monday against Stoke City, Chelsea will fight it out against Leicester City and Arsenal will travel to face Bournemouth on Sunday. Today, we want to take a look at best tacklers in the League so far.
6. Oriol Romeu- 61 tackles
Southampton midfield maestro Oriol Romeu continues to do his job at St. Marys. The Spaniard has resurrected his career after a terrible run since he switched to Chelsea from Barcelona. He has completed 61 tackles so far this season to help his club garner 20 points in 22 matches.
5. Pablo Zabaleta- 65 tackles
Manchester City outcast has finally found a new home in London called West Ham United. Pep Guardiola refused to renew his contract but the Hammers thought he still has two years in his locker. The return has been great so far despite lack of pace. The Argentine has made 65 tackles so far even though that was not enough to save Slaven Bilic job. David Moyes has replaced him at the helm for the remainder of the season
4. N’Golo Kanté- 65 Tackles
Chelsea best central midfielder N’Golo Kanté is slowly catching up with the rest after a poor start due to injury. The Frenchman is the main anchor in midfield. The Blues play well when he is fully fit. Antonio Conte needs to know he is more important to the team than Tiemoué Bakayoko. He has made 65 tackles so far this season.