Liverpool fans are quite rightly waxing lyrical about the exploits of their star strike duo Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge, who between them this season have notched a quite astonishing 47 Premier League goals this season.

What makes the feat all the more impressive is that neither man is on penalty duty for the Reds, with that responsibility falling to Reds captain Steven Gerrard, meaning a haul which will shortly smash past a half-century of strikes have all come from open play.

Suarez and Sturridge are the Premier League's ultimate case of double trouble for any defence they face, but how do their statistics compare with leading strikers from across the continent.

Thanks to an infographic provided by online football haven 101 Great Goals we can find out, with the numbers crunched to determine who scores most regularly across Europe's top five leagues without the need to rely on spot kicks to boost the goal tally.

Click ahead to find out just how the 'SAS' matches up to Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and the rest of Europe's deadliest strikers so far this season!

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