(a) Target Man
A big strong centre forward that can hold up the ball and wait for colleagues to support him – usually good in the air and holding the ball up.
- Example: John Carew at Aston Villa was a good example of a target man: big, strong and holds the ball up well.
- Example: Arsenal have been linked to signing Montpelier’s superstar striker, who is so much more than a target man.
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