Fans may think the game is growing softer over time, but there are still plenty of fiery characters in the Premier League.
Crunching tackles and hard-fought battles are still the lifeblood of the game for many – and there’s no shortage of physical clashes in the top flight.
But which players are pulled up by the referee more than any other?
Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool are all represented though the No 1 spot is taken up by a combatitive midfielder from another top half team.
Take a look through the gallery to reveal the dirtiest players in the Premier League based on fouls comitted.