Top five: All-time Premier League strike partnerships (1)

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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.

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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