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REVEALED: The most fouled player in the Premier League this season

Eden Hazard, Wilfried Zaha and Paul Pogba all make the list of players who have been fouled the most this season

Eden Hazard, Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez all make the list of top ten most fouled players in the Premier League this season.

However, the top spot in the list belongs to Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, who has been fouled 19 more times than anyone else so far this campaign.

Using Opta stats, we’ve compiled a list of the ten most fouled players, with the likes of Diego Costa and Dele Alli also earning unwanted close attention from defences across the league.

Zaha has been fouled 108 times in 33 games this campaign, while Hazard has been fouled 89 times across 32 matches.

Check out the full list below.

  1. Wilfried Zaha – Crystal Palace (108 fouls won)

  2. Eden Hazard – Chelsea (89)

  3. Diego Costa – Chelsea (82)

  4. Ashley Barnes – Burnley (73)

  5. Paul Pogba – Manchester United (70)

  6. Dele Alli – Tottenham Hotspur (68)

  7. Adam Smith – Bournemouth (67)

  8. Ryan Fraser – Bournemouth (60)

  9. Alexis Sanchez – Arsenal (58)

  10. Joe Allen – Stoke City (58)

All stats correct as of May 8th 2017.