The Premier League has always held a reputation for physicality with tackles celebrated like goals in some corners of the top flight.
N’Golo Kante was the undisputed champion of tackling and breaking up the play in Chelsea‘s run to the Premier League title last season.
But two Premier League stars have overtaken him in 2017/18 with Kante appearing more subdued in the Blues’ underwhelming title defence.
Two other Chelsea stars are among the top 20 tacklers – but who else joins them?
Take a look through the gallery to reveal the Premier League players with the most tackles this season.