Gareth Bale looks set to make his hotly-anticipated return for Tottenham this weekend as they take on West Ham on Sunday.
The Wales forward rejoined Spurs on a season-long loan from Real Madrid last month but a knee injury has delayed return to action.
The 31-year-old has been training at Tottenham’s base in Enfield and the Daily Telegraph say he will be fit for the West Ham clash.
His return to action has Spurs fans licking their lips, and according to Lilywhite legend Dimitar Berbatov, Jose Mourinho’s men now boast THE BEST front-line in the Premier League following his arrival – alongside Liverpool.
“It’s hard to say that this alone will make Spurs title challengers, but it is a sign to the world that they can do serious business,” Berbatov said last month.
“The players in the squad will be encouraged, and so will potential signings.
“Bale, [Harry] Kane, [Heung-min] Son, Dele Alli. Managers would kill for this frontline … On paper, they now have the strongest front-line in the league along with Liverpool.
“Bale is probably already texting Harry Kane and other Spurs players, chatting and looking forward to linking up.”
But do you agree with Berbatov? In light of his comments, talkSPORT.com has identified the strongest attacks in the top-flight to see where Spurs rank…
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is Arsenal’s talisman and God knows where the Gunners would be without him.
The Gabon striker has scored 72 goals in 114 appearances for the club – a phenomenal return – but he will be hoping his attacking teammates Alexandre Lacazette and Willian can chip in with a few more to help him out this season.
Nicolas Pepe has also yet to fully find his feet at the Emirates and fans are desperate for the Ivorian to fulfil his potential. If he does, Arsenal’s attack could make their way further up the rankings.
The Toffees’ dynamic front three of Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Richarlison and James Rodriguez have a combined 14 goal contributions this season as they begin to make their name as one of the most productive forward lines.
The addition of the Colombian has given them the creativity that they have been desperate for in recent years.
Their explosiveness in front of goal has lit up the Premier League this term and if they continue their superb form, they could even make their way further up this list.
5. Manchester United
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has added a proven goalscorer to his ranks in the shape of Edinson Cavani and an out and out no.9 is exactly what the club has craved.
The Uruguay international had previously played for Paris Saint-Germain for seven seasons and is the French outfit’s record goalscorer, having netted 200 times for them.
It will be interesting to see if he starts when he is available, but with Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford available from out wide and Bruno Fernandes dazzling in the no.10 role, United’s attack is already incredibly strong.
Mason Greenwood is also a phenomenal talent and is getting better with every passing game.
The Blues invested heavily in new recruits ahead and fans are eagerly anticipating all their new attacking faces in action for the first time.
Exciting Germany internationals Timo Werner and Kai Havertz have formed part of that process.
Werner has yet to open his account in the Premier League but surely will soon as he is proven goal-scorer, having found the net 78 times for RB Leipzig at just 24-years-old.
Havertz, meanwhile, has already shone with two Premier League assists and a League Cup hat-trick against Barnsley but the best is yet to come.
Last season’s breakthrough star Christian Pulisic and another arrival, Hakim Ziyech, are also going to join that front-line, which has the potential to be world class.
Ziyech led the way for big chances created for Ajax over the past three seasons. Could he could be the man to take the Blues’ new front line to a new dimension?
Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son have been in tremendous form this season, recording a staggering 16 goals contributions together this season.
The England captain is one of the world’s best strikers when he is fit and he has formed a sublime relationship with his South Korean counterpart, who rarely has a bad game in a lilywhite shirt.
If Bale can rediscover his best form and all three players remain fully fit, Spurs’ attack could pose a threat to City and Liverpool as the best front line in the league.
2. Man City
Pep Guardiola has a wealth of incredible attacking talents in his ranks, but he will be disappointed by the loss of Leroy Sane to Bayern Munich in the summer.
Nevertheless, Sergio Aguero is one of the very best strikers in the league when fully fit and Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez are explosive on the flanks.
These supremely talented trio are only made better by the Premier League’s best player, Kevin De Bruyne, who operates behind them to complete a magnificent attack.
City also have incredible strength in depth, with Gabriel Jesus, Bernardo Silva and Ferran Torres all waiting in the wings to be called upon.
It’s difficult to argue against them having the second strongest attack in the division.
Tried and tested. The Reds’ front line, alongside perhaps Bayern Munich, is the most prolific in the world.
Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane are absolutely lethal finishers, but they wouldn’t score nearly as many without Roberto Firmino, who brings them into play expertly for them to flourish.
Klopp’s renowned front three of Salah, Firmino and Mane have scored a combined 261 goals for Liverpool under the German – accounting for 46 per cent of Liverpool’s all competition total in the last five years.
They’re a truly phenomenal trio and arguably one of the Premier League’s best ever front-lines.