Stats Zone Premier League Striker of the Year 2015/16: Jamie Vardy

Jamie Vardy's incredible rise from non-league to the Premier League has been (very) well-documented, but it's also worth remembering that he's made an incredible improvement simply from 2014/15 to 2015/16. He managed just five goals in his first Premier League campaign, then hit 24 in his second – an incredible rise.

Vardy was most devastating in the first half of the season, during the period before opposition sides realised that Leicester were the real deal. They were continuing to push high up the pitch and treating Claudio Ranieri's side like minnows, allowing them space to break into. Vardy proved the perfect counter-attacking centre-forward.

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