Top Ten Premier League Tacklers: Chelsea And Manchester United Stars Beaten To Top Spot By Southampton Ace

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Southampton dominate the list, which may explain their great defensive record…

The Premier League is known for its hard tackling, rough and tumble nature, compared to the continental leagues.

Here are the top ten tacklers in the division, ranked by how many they make every game. The list shows a big reason why Southampton are second in the league, with three of their players in the top ten.

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10) Mauricio Isla, QPR, 3.4 tackles per game

Mauricio Isla QPR

The QPR man is on loan from Italian champions Juventus, and has done his best to improve Harry Redknapp’s side’s terrible defensive record.

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