Premier League footballers who have conceded the most fouls without being booked, including, Liverpool, Tottenham, and Arsenal stars

29 Jan

In the Premier League it can be win at all costs in the battles for titles and survival.

Sometimes this means players need to commit fouls to end counter attacks or deny opponents opportunities in threatening areas.

Referee Andre Marriner hands out a yellow card in the Premier League

Usually this would result in a caution but some superstars in the English top flight are incredibly cunning.

Their sneakiness has allowed them to go through the whole campaign so far without being booked by a referee in any league game this season.

But who is in this elite set of tactically intelligent players able to evade the long arm of the law to maintain their clean records? Find out below.

9= Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Arsenal) has conceded 10 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

Aubameyang has also hit 14 goals in the Premier League this season

9= Moussa Sissoko (Tottenham Hotspur) has conceded 10 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

9= Ryan Sessegnon (Fulham) has conceded 10 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

Sessegnon clearly learnt a lot during his days as a full-back

9= Adrian Mariappa (Watford) has conceded 10 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

9= Yoshinori Muto (Newcastle United) has conceded 10 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

9= Naby Keita (Liverpool) has conceded 10 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

Keita hasn’t lived up to his price-tag but he is at least cunning when he commits fouls

8. Jonjo Shelvey (Newcastle United) has conceded 12 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

7. Aaron Ramsey (Arsenal) has conceded 13 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

The Welshman may be leaving Arsenal but he’s not holding back

5= Sam Vokes (Burnley) has conceded 14 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

5= Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Arsenal) has conceded 14 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

The Armenian beats Ramsey and Aubameyang to become the Gunners’ most cunning player of the season

4. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) has conceded 16 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

He gets goals and avoids yellow cards, what more could you want?

3. Erik Lamela (Tottenham Hotspur) has conceded 17 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

The Argentine’s caution evasion in the league will surprise his club’s fans

2. Ayoze Pérez (Newcastle United ) has conceded 27 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

Perez celebrates scoring for Newcastle

1. Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) has conceded 30 fouls without receiving a booking in the 2018/19 season

Firminio is the ball-winning forward every football club wishes they had