Old Trafford’s Doctor Frankenstein may be reunited with the finest creation ever to emerge from his lab this summer, as David Moyes’ reported interest in bringing Everton’s goal-machine full-back Seamus Coleman to Manchester United grows by the week.
An impressive haul of seven strikes makes him the top-scoring defender in the Premier League and, after notching the winner against Cardiff last time out, he’s a 4/1 shot to have his name scribbled on the scoresheet when the Toffees host Swansea next.
New customers to open an account at bwin.com today will receive a £30 free bet which translates into a fat lot of profit – £120 of it to be exact – if the Irish number two takes his tally to eight against the Swans.
Here are three more stoppers who have developed a habit of net-rippling this term and, should they continue in their bookie-bashing ways, can line punters’ pockets with any time goals this weekend.
The Hull skipper has given the KC Stadium scoreboard operator a nudge in three of his last four outings, making his 17/2 to bag at any time when the Tigers tackle West Brom excellent value.
Having scored nine of their 30 top-tier goals from set plays, Steve Bruce’s side rely heavily on corners in pursuit of the points that will ensure their survival and World Cup hopeful Davies is their most potent weapon in this department.
Cardiff’s towering centre-back has four to his name already this season, including the all-important opener in the Bluebirds’ vital 3-1 win over Fulham recently.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have bagged a staggering eight goals from corners and, at 14/1, the ex-Tottenham man must come under consideration for anyone eyeing a bet on the goalscorer markets.
Winger come right-back, Dutch flier Bacuna has enjoyed a steady start to life in the Premier League, helping himself to five goals in his maiden season.
A set-piece specialist, any free-kicks around the opposition box are likely to have his right peg wrapped around them.
But his threat extends beyond that of the dead ball – he averages over one shot per outing too meaning Bacuna will be looking to test the keeper and justify odds of 5/1 that he scores at any point against Stoke.