Best Premier League Strikeforces: Man City & Chelsea Set To Battle It Out For Top Spot, As Champions Close In On Huge Double Deal

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Manchester City are set to revamp their strikeforce with the signing of Wilfried Bony from Swansea…

Manchester City are closing in on a £28m deal for Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony, with a fee agreed on Sunday. But Manuel Pellegrini’s side might not settle for just the one new forward, with the Daily Star suggesting they also want Alexandre Lacazette.

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According to the Star, City will fund the move for Lyon’s £25m-rated French international by allowing Stevan Jovetic, now a £20m target for Juventus, to move on, while also making Alvaro Negredo’s loan move to Valencia a permanent one, in a £25m deal.

The signings of two of Europe’s hottest properties will undoubtedly give City the deadliest strikeforce in Premier League football. Below, we rank the top ten Premier League sides based on their attacking options. See which teams get closest to rivalling the Champions:

10) Stoke City (Mame Biram Diouf, Peter Crouch, Bojan Krkic, Peter Odemwingie)

Mame Biram Diouf Stoke City

Stoke certainly carry more threat going forward since the summer transfer window, with players of the calibre of Diouf and Bojan a step above what the club has been used to in previous years.

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