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Top five: All-time Premier League strike partnerships

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Owen and Heskey combined for Liverpool and England. (©GettyImages)
Owen and Heskey combined for Liverpool and England. (©GettyImages).

Strike partnerships have received something of a revival lately.

With talk of the Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie combination, and the mentions of SAS at Anfield, the re-emergence of the striking double-act is well and truly upon us.

For a long time lone front-men dominated tactical boards up and down the country.

As trend drifted from the 4-3-3 to the 4-2-3-1, we still see many a lone figure in a side's attack - but strike partnerships are growing in popularity once more.

Here, GMS takes a look at the best five combinations in Premier League history.

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Alan Shearer
Andy Cole
Eidur Gudjohnsen
Michael Owen
Eidur Gudjohnsen
Dwight Yorke
Dennis Bergkamp
Thierry Henry
Emile Heskey
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink
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