NEW Brighton Kjell Scherpen has already become the greatest Premier League player of all time.
Standing at 6’8 ”, the goalkeeper enters a select group of powerful footballers to ply their trade in the English top flight.
But who are the other behemoths to kick a ball in the Premier League?
And what was their impact in the beautiful game?
Here, Anthony Chapman of SunSport walks with giants…
KJELL SCHERPEN – 6’8 ”
The former Ajax goalkeeper has completed his transfer to Amex and will challenge Robert Sanchez for the Brighton No.1 shirt.
At 21, is there still room for the Dutch cork?
COSTEL PANTILIMON – 6 ft 8 in
The Romanian goalkeeper played for Sunderland and Watford while also winning the 2014 title with Manchester City.
Pantilimon is now back in his home country with Denizlispor after 54 Premier League games.
LACINA TRAORE – 6 ft 8 in
The Ivorian striker made only one league appearance while on loan at Everton in 2014.
The journeyman striker is now with the Turkish team of Bandirmaspor after stints in Russia, Hungary and Romania.
PETER CROUCH – 6’7 ”
The most iconic taller player in Premier League history, Crouch has played for EIGHT top teams, including Tottenham, Liverpool and Burnley.
Now retired, Crouch’s incredible size has allowed him to become the league’s most dangerous air presence in years.
NICOLA ZIGIC – 6 ft 7 in
The Serbian striker is an icon of Birmingham but only spent one of his five years in the Premier League there.
Brain and muscular, Zigic was a classy target man made for English football.
STEFAN MAIERHOFER – 6 ft 7 in
Former Bayern Munich striker Maeirhofer has played nine times in the Prem for Wolves.
The life of a great striker has seen the Austrian play for 18 different clubs throughout his career.
IAN FEUER – 6 ft 7 in
Probably more suited to basketball, American goalkeeper Feuer played for West Ham and Derby in the top flight.
The former hitchhiker’s sister was once married to Hollywood legend Mickey Rourke, while Feuer himself became a coach after his retirement.
LARS LEESE – 6’7 ”
The German goalkeeper had a spell with Barnsley in the late 90s, playing 16 league games.
Born in Cologne, he now runs DSK Cologne in his hometown.
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STEFAN POSTMA – 6 ft 7 in
Second Stefan and second Dutchman on the list goalkeeper Postma has played for Midlands rivals Aston Villa AND Wolves.
He now works as a goalkeeper coach at AGOVV Apeldoorn, his last club as a player.