Making the step up to the Premier League from the Championship is challenging for any newly-promoted side, such is the gap in quality between England’s top two tiers.
Having a forward who guarantees goals certainly goes a long way to securing consolidation or greater and throughout the Premier League years we’ve seen some fine forwards make the transition with ease.
Patrick Bamford has enjoyed an excellent season this term with Leeds following their Championship-winning campaign last term, the 27-year-old joining a long list of stars to have thrived despite moving up a level.
We’ve decided to look back at the five most prolific seasons following promotion, here are the Premier League strikers to score the most goals for newly-promoted sides.
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