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Top Free-kick takers in the Premier League right now

David Beckham, Thierry Henry, Robin van Persie, and Gianfranco Zola, to mention a few, have all excelled at taking free kicks in the Premier League.


Let's take a look at some of the finest free-kick takers in the Premier League right now, without further ado.


Trent Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool)


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Alexander-Arnold is a technically brilliant player. The Englishman's passing range is incredible, and his skill has been compared to that of David Beckham.

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However, Alexander-Arnold and Beckham share more than just those beautiful, in-swinging early crosses. He's a capable set-piece taker who also has a propensity for reaching the back of the goal in deadball situations.


Marcos Alonso (Chelsea)


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The 30-year-old is a winger who enjoys going all out on the attack. He's not great at performing his defensive tasks, but he's fantastic on the offensive side. When it comes to free kicks, Alonso possesses excellent technique.


He curls one into the top corner occasionally before celebrating by wheeling away. In Chelsea's 3-0 win over Crystal Palace on the first day of the 2021-22 Premier League season, Alonso scored a spectacular goal.

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He is one of Chelsea's main free-kick takers, and considering his current status in the team, there's a good possibility that his total will rise.


James Ward-Prowse (Southampton)

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The sight of Southampton's captain lined up to take a free-kick from approximately 20-30 yards away is a goalkeeper's worst nightmare.

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Ward-Prowse has great technique and consistently hits his shots with the proper amount of power and curl. Ward-Prowse scored four direct free-kick goals in the 2020-21 season alone.

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The 26-year-old is a top performer in a variety of deadball scenarios. His corner deliveries and long free kicks are also outstanding.


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