The Dirty Dozen: The 12 dirtiest players in Premier League history

Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp may have ushered in an era of tiki-taka, heavy metal football in the Premier League but the English game’s reputation for roughhouse tactics remains alive and well.

Dirty tactics aren’t necessarily an exclusive preserve of the English game but the Premier League has been home to plenty of players willing to bend – and sometimes even break – the rules to gain the upper hand.

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