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5 best strikers in the Premier League above the age of 30 right now

Cristiano Ronaldo and Edinson Cavani have combined for an incredible number of goals. Cristiano Ronaldo and Edinson Cavani have combined for an incredible number of goals.

Some of the best strikers in the world have played in the Premier League on a regular basis. Scoring goals after a certain age can be tough, especially when a player's sole responsibility is to score.

For some world-class players, age hasn't been an issue, and we currently have some incredible strikers for whom age is only a number. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Sergio Aguero, Robert Lewandowski, and a slew of other players have defied their years and kept up their fine work in front of goal.

Performing consistently in the Premier League is a task

One of the most tough leagues to play in is the Premier League. Performing in England's top tier league, regardless of the player's stature, is a monumental undertaking.

It just gets more tougher as you get older, although certain strikers have excelled despite this. Some of the top strikers in the Premier League are currently over 30 years old. Let's take a look at some of the best attackers in the game:


1. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United)

In his football career, Cristiano Ronaldo has accomplished practically everything. During his first time at Manchester United, the Portuguese grew into one of the best players in the league.

In 2009, he joined RealMadrid and has since gone on to earn even more success. This summer, the five-time Ballon d'Or winner surprised everyone by returning to Manchester United. Given Ronaldo's threat in front of goal, the signing was undoubtedly terrible news for the other Premier League clubs.

The 26-year-old is off to a great start this season.

In four Premier League games, he has scored three times.

Ronaldo is likely to improve and continue to be a goal-scoring machine in the future.


2. Michail Antonio (West Ham United)

Michail Antonio, like Jamie Vardy, has come a long way in his career. While playing for Nottingham Forest in the Championship in the 2014-15 season, the 31-year-old Jamaican saw his career take off.

West Ham United was interested in signing him and did so in the summer of 2015. Antonio has remained a regular for the Hammers since then. He began his career with the London club as a winger, but the right-footed attacker has since been converted to a striker.

Antonio has had a fantastic start to the Premier League season, scoring five goals and assisting three times in just six games. His partnership with Said Benrahma has been a joy to witness and will be crucial for West Ham this season.


3. Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)

If there's one striker in the Premier League who deserves more credit, it's Jamie Vardy of Leicester City. The 34-year-old has been a prolific goal scorer for the Foxes since joining them in 2012.

In the 2015-16 season, he scored 24 goals to help Leicester win the Premier League against all odds. Vardy's role in enabling the Foxes consistently contend for a place in Europe over the last few seasons cannot be overstated.

Vardy is in phenomenal form this season, scoring six goals in seven Premier League matches. Brendan Rodgers' ambition to play in the UEFA Champions League next season is dependent on his performance.


4. Edinson Cavani (Manchester United)

Edinson Cavani's career has been defined by his ability to score goals. The Uruguayan is a beast in the box with his height and muscular build, excellent placement, and aerial danger.

Cavani joined Manchester United in the summer of 2020 after spending more than six seasons at Paris Saint-Germain. The Red Devils were looking for a goal-scoring machine and brought in a 34-year-old striker in the form of the 34-year-old striker.

The former Napoli striker has already proven his worth for Manchester United, scoring 10 goals in 26 games. Last season, he was one of the greatest additions in the Premier League. Despite the acquisition of Cristiano Ronaldo this summer, Cavani remains a key player for the Red Devils. It remains to be seen whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will have enough faith in him this season.


5. Teemu Pukki (Norwich City)

The Finnish striker has a lot of experience. Teemu Pukki began his football career with FC KTP in Finland and has since played for a variety of clubs.

After two seasons with Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga, the former Sevilla forward joined Celtic before transferring to Denmark to play for Brondby. Pukki joined Norwich in the Championship in the summer of 2018 and scored 29 goals in the same season, helping the Canaries achieve promotion to the Premier League.

Pukki scored 11 goals in his maiden season in England's top flight. Pukki has continued to impress in front of goals this season. He has already scored twice and will be crucial to Norwich's chances of avoiding relegation.

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