Stoke City striker Peter Crouch, who turn into 38 on Wednesday, is determined to return to the Premier League at Burnley as share of a deal which is ready to label Sam Vokes hotfoot the unsuitable plot.
Championship club Stoke pays a fee for Clarets striker Vokes, 29.
Crouch has made 462 Premier League appearances for six totally different golf equipment, scoring 108 targets.
The inclined England ahead became once share of the Stoke facet relegated from the Premier League final season.
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Crouch has also performed in the prime flight for Tottenham, Aston Villa, Southampton, Liverpool and Portsmouth.
Vokes, who performed for Wales at Euro 2016, has been at Burnley since July 2012 and has this season began 10 league games for the Clarets, who’re 17th in the Premier League.
- Listen: Peter Crouch tells us what it’s wish to be a player on the pass on lower-off date day, arguments with chairmen and disagreements with managers.
Most headers & most sub appearances – Crouch’s Premier League yarn
Crouch became once handed his Premier League debut at Aston Villa by Graham Taylor – on the age of 21. He began in a 3-2 defeat in opposition to Bolton in March 2002 and his team-mates included Peter Schmeichel, Steve Staunton and Gareth Barry.
|Crouch’s club-by-club Premier League profession|
|Group||Games performed||Minutes performed||Objectives||Assists|
|Stats provided by Opta|
|Stoke City||202||12690||forty five||18|
A broken-down of 42 England caps, Crouch has scored the most headed targets in the Premier League and made 152 replace appearances – the most in Premier League history.
|Most headed targets in Premier League|
|Player||Premier League targets||Headed targets|
|Stats provided by Opta|
|Peter Crouch (Aston Villa, Southampton, Liverpool, Portsmouth, Tottenham, Stoke)||108||fifty three|
|Alan Shearer (Blackburn, Newcastle)||260||46|
|Dion Dublin (Man Utd, Coventry, Aston Villa)||111||forty five|
Of the 28 players to ranking 100 Premier League targets or extra, Crouch is the oldest. He introduced up his century playing for Stoke in opposition to Everton on 1 February 2017 – two days after turning 36.
He has also scored for every and each of the six golf equipment he has performed for in the Premier League.
Easiest Craig Bellamy – for Coventry, Newcastle, Blackburn, Liverpool, West Ham, Manchester City and Cardiff – has scored for added.
Crouch has scored extra Premier League targets (108) than Dennis Bergkamp (87), Fernando Torres (85), and Cristiano Ronaldo (84).
Basically the most attention-grabbing of Peter Crouch
Crouch has change into the star of his possess BBC 5 reside podcast this season that comprises anecdotes from his existence as a official footballer.
Listed below are a few of the most efficient bits:
- 10 issues you did not learn about Peter Crouch
- The celebration Crouch regrets
- That confessions episode