Radamel Falcao, Danny Welbeck and Co make up new forward lines for top Premier League clubs… but which team looks best up front? Kieran Gill | MailOnline | 02 September 2014

Strikers can be the difference between Champions League qualification

Strikers can be the difference between Champions League qualification

Nine out of 10: Striker Sergio Aguero has proved himself deadly for Manchester City

Nine out of 10: Striker Sergio Aguero has proved himself deadly for Manchester City

He's gr-eight: Edin Dzeko is an under-rated striker with a record to prove worthy of the EPL

He’s gr-eight: Edin Dzeko is an under-rated striker with a record to prove worthy of the EPL

Super start: There is never a dull moment when Diego Costa plays

Super start: There is never a dull moment when Diego Costa plays

Bargain buy: Loic Remy, former QPR and Newcastle striker, could prove a steal at £8million

Bargain buy: Loic Remy, former QPR and Newcastle striker, could prove a steal at £8million

Ideal foil: Didier Drogba, at the age of 36, can provide cover for Costa and Co as Chelsea striker

Ideal foil: Didier Drogba, at the age of 36, can provide cover for Costa and Co as Chelsea striker

Leading role: Wayne Rooney signed 10 years ago and must prove worthy of his captaincy

Leading role: Wayne Rooney signed 10 years ago and must prove worthy of his captaincy

Dutch destroyer: Robin van Persie can be as deadly as ever for Louis van Gaal, if fitness keeps up

Dutch destroyer: Robin van Persie can be as deadly as ever for Louis van Gaal, if fitness keeps up

Loan star: Radamel Falcao is new to the EPL but has every chance of fulfilling his potential

Loan star: Radamel Falcao is new to the EPL but has every chance of fulfilling his potential

Main man: Daniel Sturridge is forever a threat in front of goal and is now LFC's go-to guy

Main man: Daniel Sturridge is forever a threat in front of goal and is now LFC’s go-to guy

Unpredictable: Mario Balotelli, known as a bad boy, can excel under new manager Brendan Rodger

Unpredictable: Mario Balotelli, known as a bad boy, can excel under new manager Brendan Rodger

Looking to kick on: Rickie Lambert should get off the mark for LFC soon if he gets game time

Looking to kick on: Rickie Lambert should get off the mark for LFC soon if he gets game time

Focal point: Olivier Giroud knows how to outwit a defence but his injury will keep him frustrated

Focal point: Olivier Giroud knows how to outwit a defence but his injury will keep him frustrated

Marmite: Danny Welbeck's £16m move to Arsenal from Manchester United gives him a real chance

Marmite: Danny Welbeck’s £16m move to Arsenal from Manchester United gives him a real chance

•Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and the two Manchester giants have three strikers apiece to challenge for coveted Premier League top-four spot

•Radamel Falcao completes Manchester United forward line that includes Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie under Louis van Gaal

•Diego Costa, Loic Remy and Didier Drogba complete Chelsea’s front three 

•Danny Welbeck joins Arsenal with injured Olivier Giroud and Yaya Sanogo
 
Strikers can be the difference between Champions League qualification or twiddling your thumbs for the next season and, as the transfer window closes, clubs now know what they have at their disposal.

Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and the two Manchester giants have chosen their deadliest finishers, but how do each of the big five shape up just three games into the new campaign?

Menzi Kulati.

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