Who are the Championship’s aerial masters?

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Although in recent years the quality of football in the Championship has significantly improved it is still known for being a physical league.

Fans expect to see their teams giving 110%. Players can really get the supporters on their side by sliding into crunching tackles and dominating aerial battles against their opposite number.

There are many giant centre backs and imposing forwards in the Championship but who are the aerial masters in the league?

5) Shane Duffy

Club: Brighton
Position: Central Defender
Age: 25
Nationality: Irish
Aerial Duals won per game: 6.1

4) Sean Morrison

Club: Cardiff
Position: Central Defender
Age: 26
Nationality: English
Aerial Duals won per game: 6.1

3) Aden Flint

Club: Bristol City
Position: Central Defender
Age: 27
Nationality: English
Aerial Duals won per game: 6.2

2) Christophe Berra

Club: Ipswich
Position: Central Defender
Age: 32
Nationality: Scottish
Aerial Duals won per game: 6.6

1) Marc Roberts

Club: Barnsley
Position: Central Defender
Age: 26
Nationality: English
Aerial Duals won per game: 7.5

Data source: whoscored

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