38 - Only Jermain Defoe (43) was caught offside more often than Bafétimbi Gomis in the PL last season. Adjudged. https://t.co/v8nNb6OfQf 20 hours ago

102 - No other French current player has scored more goals in Ligue 1 than Bafétimbi Gomis (102). Olympic. https://t.co/peOlTfwrtn 20 hours ago

108 – Sergio Aguero has the best mins/goal ratio in PL history (10+ goals), averaging one every 108 mins. Machine. https://t.co/8SrbrTPCHa 21 hours ago

335 - No outfield player has played more @premierleague games without scoring a goal than Kenny Cunningham. Shy. https://t.co/8OY4ozt25B 23 hours ago

4 - West Ham are without victory in their last four Europa League qualifying games (D1 L3), losing their last three away trips. Dreary. 28 Jul

15 - Mark Noble has scored 15 of his last 16 penalties for West Ham. Composed. 28 Jul

4 - Sofiane Feghouli scored 4 goals in 10 European games last season for Valencia (Champions League/Europa League - inc. qualifying). Iron. 28 Jul

3 - NK Domzale have won three of their four qualifying games so far this season (D1), with victories in both of the home legs. Undefeated. 28 Jul

14 - Edwin van der Sar kept a Premier League record 14 consecutive clean sheets between Nov 2008 and Feb 2009. Surf. https://t.co/tRxDQ7OEb1 28 Jul

16 - Robin van Persie has scored 10+ league goals in each of his last six seasons, including 16 in 2015/16 for Fenerbahce. Wanted. 28 Jul

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