Crocked Andy Carroll who is likely to be out until March has been crowned the aerial challenge king of Europe winning an average of 9.1 aerial duels per game he has played in this season. This table proves this is no-one is better in Europe when it comes to aerial challenges.
- Andy Carroll 9.1 West Ham
- Joselu 7.8 Hannover
- Marcelo 6.8 Hannover
- Stefan Kiessling B Leverkussen 6.8
- Stefan Kutschka 6.8 Paderborn
Andy Carroll also holds the record for most aerial duels won this season in the Premier League with 118 despite only playing 14 games. No-one else comes close.
Last season Andy Carroll was pipped by Peter Crouch to the aerial duel title when Crouch registered 218 to Carroll’s 217 for the 2013/2014 season.