Finally, a piece of good news for Manchester United’s Angel di Maria as he is named the most popular Premier League player, with just under 10% of all replica shirts sold having his name on the back, according to a results published by retailer Sports Direct.
Just missing out on the top ten is surprisingly Newcastle United’s Ayoze Perez, but strikers seem to be the overwhelming favourites of the public, with the most popular defender being Luk
10 – v. Persie (1.2%)
The flying Dutchman hasn’t performed as well as normal this season, with only 10 goals. Had he played as he can, without injuries, it’s more than likely van Persie would be much higher up this list.
9 – Kun Aguero (1.46%)
Forever immortalised as the man who brought the first Premier League trophy to the blue half of Manchester after the last-gasp winner against QPR in 2012, snatching the title away from their bitter rivals Manchester United. Aguero has remained a prominent figure for the Citizens and is the man they turn to for goals.