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Top 10 strikers in the world right now

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The aim of a football match is to score goals and these players definitely know how to find the back of the net. These goal-scoring machines are renowned for their goalscoring abilities and instinctive finishing which made them invaluable to their teams. Some of these strikers would almost be anonymous throughout the game before they popped up and scored a crucial goal.

There are plenty of amazing out and out strikers in the world of football right now and ranking the top 10 among them is no easy task. Without much ado, let us take a look at the top 10 strikers in world football right now:

Note: Wingers, false 9s or supporting strikers have not been considered. Ranking has been done based on performances in the calendar year.

#10 Diego Costa

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Chelsea forward Diego Costa was definitely not at his best for Chelsea last season, but if his start to this season is anything to go by, the angry Spanish forward is one of the favourites to win the Premier League golden boot this season.

At the start of the 2015/16 season, Costa like most of the Chelsea squad struggled under Jose Mourinho, but ever since Conte has taken over, Diego Costa looks like a player reborn.

Also read: Diego Costa is a pain to play against feels Dutch legend Ruud Gullit

A player similar in playing style to Didier Drogba, Costa’s physical attributes and get in your face attitude has proved to be a nightmare for defenders in the Premier League and although he might step out of the line a few times, there is no question on the quality of Costa as a striker.

Diego Costa has scored 9 goals in 11 Premier League appearances and Conte and Chelsea fans will be hoping that Costa continues his good form for the rest of the season and guide Chelsea to the Premier League title.

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