The Chelsea fans in the Football Transfer Tavern would have absolutely loved these striking partnerships…
In the modern game, the art of using two strikers has been lost.
Gone are the days of a classic 4-4-2, with top sides now instead using a breadth of attacking midfielders behind a lone forward.
Nonetheless, much is still made in the Football Transfer Tavern of the historic attacking partnerships of days gone by, with tales often told in the Tavern describing how deadly pairings like Thierry Henry and Dennis Bergkamp were.
It may be a tradition of days gone by, but the punters in the Football Transfer Tavern want to see it come back, and there are a host of top forwards in the Premier League that could benefit from having a top forward next to them.
This is perhaps none more true than with Chelsea and Diego Costa. The Spanish forward has been crying out for an attacking partner in recent weeks, and our landlord thinks a few from Chelsea’s past could have been of real benefit to Costa.
With that said, here are THREE former strikers who Chelsea fans would love to partner Costa…
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