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Premier League Muppets

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They've undoubtedly all been described as 'absolute muppets' at some point in their career (some more than others), so it seemed only right to match up a few players to their puppet lookalike.

We present to you 20 Premier League football figures*, together with their Muppet doppelgängers. Next time you're screaming at them in frustration, perhaps imagine it's one of Jim Henson's creations instead and it might cheer you up a bit...

Do you have any further suggestions for Premier League muppet lookalikes? Let us know in the comments below.

*Mick McCarthy was too good not to put in

Images: Rex/Getty



Rizzo The Rat / Carlos Tevez



Sam The Eagle / Mick McCarthy



Kermit The Frog / Frank Lampard



Howard Tubman / Martin Jol



Afghan Hound / Fernando Torres



Beaker / Paul Scholes



Sal Minella / Gareth Bale



Miss Piggy / Robbie Savage



Bread Monster / Brad Friedel



Johnny Fiami / Jeff Stelling



Pepe the King Prawn / Peter Crouch



Dr Bunsen Honeydew / Brian McDermott



Zoot the Sax Guy/ Marouane Fellaini



Animal / David Luiz



Rat Tatooey / Luis Suarez



Bull / Sam Allardyce



Fozzie Bear / James Milner



Uncle Deadly / Nemanja Vidic



Scooter / John Arne Riise



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