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Top five: Offside players in the Premier League

35 offsides, 29 apps. (©GettyImages)
35 offsides, 29 apps. (©GettyImages).

4. Romelu Lukaku - 1.21 offsides per game

The 19-year-old Chelsea striker has been a revelation during his season-long loan with West Brom, scoring 13 Premier League goals - the best return of any teenager in the past 14 years, since Michael Owen for Liverpool in 1999.

Lukaku plays on the shoulder of his opponents, and has run defenders ragged all season, but his high proportion of offsides has not halted the Belgian in an impressive stint at The Hawthorns.

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