Most sought after stars as Panini land Prem sticker album for first the time

first_imgPANINI have won the rights for the Premier League’s official sticker album for the first time ever, beating Merlin to the punch.And it’s being released just in time for Christmas – on Thursday December 12.20 Arsenal’s best sticker in this year’s Panini book has got to be AubameyangAs the nation prepares to be swept up in sticker-collecting fever, we take a look at the most-sought-after stars from each team.From Virgil van Dijk and Harry Kane to Daniel James and N’Golo Kante, here’s who you’ll be desperate to swap for…ARSENAL – Pierre-Emerick AubameyangLeading from the front, club captain Auba is lightning fast and a fan favourite among the Emirates faithful.The goalscoring machine will be the perfect sticker to get in book…ASTON VILLA – Jack Grealish20 Grealish is a local hero and Villa’s top man holding England ambitions to bootHometown hero, Jack is living out his boyhood dream – and his passion is evident with every touch he takes on the pitch.Villa’s best player, it’s hard to see him missing out on an England call-up for much longer.BOURNEMOUTH – Callum Wilson20 Callum Wilson is the pride of the Bournemouth page in this year’s Panini albumProlific goalscorer Wilson proved his worth at the highest level when he was selected to play for England last year.Get him at Bournemouth while you can, with the likes of Chelsea thought to be on the prowl.BRIGHTON – Lewis Dunk20 Lewis Dunk is the top sticker in the Brighton deck this seasonThe heartbeat of his team, centre back Dunk isn’t just a defensive rock – he’s also a real threat in front of goal.On the radar of Leicester this summer, Seagulls fans are thrilled to keep Dunk in their team – and on their page of the Panini book.BURNLEY – Nick Pope20 Pope is one of two goalkeepers to be the standout sticker for their team this yearPope’s seized his return to the first team, overcoming long-term injury to cement his place between the sticks.An England squad regular, Pope has been key in some huge wins for the Turf Moor side this term.CHELSEA – N’Golo Kante20 No surprise here, N’Golo Kante is the No1 sticker on the Chelsea spreadThe World Cup-winning French midfielder’s engine is tireless in the pursuit of more trophies for his team.The first name on the Blues’ teamsheet – will he be the first in your sticker book?CRYSTAL PALACE – Wilfried Zaha20 Will this be the last year Zaha wears a Crystal Palace shirt?Talisman Zaha is a stalwart at Selhurst Park and can never be underestimated on the pitch.Another who could be on the way out of his club, grab him in an Eagles shirt while you still can.EVERTON – Lucas Digne20 Lucas Digne is the top dog in Everton’s page of the Panini albumA committed left-back who’s not afraid to get into attacking positions, you can see why Digne was Everton’s Player of the Season last year.He’ll look to make it two in a row as the Toffess battle to avoid relegation in life after Marco Silva.LEICESTER – Jamie Vardy20 Goal-mad Jamie Vardy is still the main man at Leicester CityVardy’s already gained hero status at the King Power stadium, and he’s an early contender for this season’s Golden Boot.He’s now scored in eight games in a row in pursuit of breaking his own record of 11.LADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict West Ham, Man Utd vs Everton and Arsenal vs Man City scores this coming weekend and win £100LIVERPOOL – Virgil van Dijk20 Van Dijk has beaten Salah, Mane, Firmino and Co to the top spot on Liverpool’s pageReds fans would argue that the Dutch defender is peerless in the steel and style he shows on the pitch… and few could disagree.Unlucky not to win the Ballon d’Or this month, at the expense of Lionel Messi, VVD will hope to add a Premier League crown to his Champions League title.MAN CITY – Kevin De Bruyne20 Kevin De Bruyne is the No1 star in a squad of superstars, say PaniniIn a team of stars, KDB’s long-range shooting ability and gloriously silky passing skills make him a stand-out player.The Belgian will be the star man to grab on the City spread.MAN UTD – Daniel James20 Daniel James has instantly become top boy at Man Utd this seasonForget Paul Pogba, David De Gea and Anthony Martial…Blistering pace make Welsh winger James a wizard in midfield, and his form this season has been a complete revelation.NEWCASTLE – Sean Longstaff20 Sean Longstaff is a local hero at Newcastle and is the No1 sticker to grabOne of two Longstaff brothers in the squad, Sean is a homegrown talent and already a Tyneside favourite.He’s made a difference at crucial points in games this season having stayed at the club amidst interest from Man Utd in the summer.NORWICH – Teemu Pukki20 Teemu Pukki has enjoyed a stellar start to 2018-19 and is Norwich’s No1Bursting onto the Premier League scene this season, the Finnish striker is always a threat in the box.He’ll be hoping to recapture the form that saw him storm up the Golden Boot ranks early doors as the Canaries fight to avoid the drop.SHEFFIELD UNITED – Dean Henderson20 Dean Henderson joins Pope as the only other goalkeeper on this listHenderson’s steady performances in goal have made the transition to the Premier League that bit smoother for his Blades teammates.The Man Utd loanee has already been called into England’s senior set-up this season thanks to his solid form.SOUTHAMPTON – Nathan Redmond20 Nathan Redmond is the exciting star leading the Saints’ Panini pageWing wizard Redmond makes his presence known in all areas of the pitch – and loves charging forward.Saints will need every ounce of his energy as they battle to stay in the top-flight.TOTTENHAM – Harry Kane20 England captain, Spurs star – Kane will be a prized possession for any fanGoal-machine Kane is thrilling to watch, terrifying to play against, and a true star of Panini’s Football 2020.The England captain, this will be one of any football fan’s most-prized stickers.MOST READ IN FOOTBALLTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of 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nod as Panini’s No1 star at West Ham this seasonA towering talent at the heart of the East London side’s defence, Diop offers aerial presence and real leadership at the back.WOLVES – Raul Jiminez20 Raul Jiminez is leading the line for Wolves both on and off the pitchThe Mexican hotshot is the figurehead of a Wolves side striving for both domestic and European success.*The stickers will be available in packs of five stickers as standard (RPP 70p), and a starter pack (RRP £3.99) will be also be available, which includes: 25 stickers and a sticker album!The stickers are available from all good retailers. To find out more about the Panini 2019/20 Premier League sticker collection, head to the website.Panini release the official 2018 FIFA World Cup sticker collectionlast_img read more