Following our look at the players who have won the most tackles in the Premier League last week, we now turn our focus towards aerial duels.
Winning the ball in the air is vital, especially if the team you are facing relies on a direct style of play. Finding defenders (and midfielders) who can do this, though, isn’t always easy.
You need height, strength, jumping reach and decent heading ability to win the aerial battle against your opponent and the players we have listed possess all of these attributes.
Press the next page as we go through the top five players who have the highest aerial duel win percentage in the Premier League this season (based on stats provided by fBRef).