Sam Surridge has had an impressive start to the 2018/19 League Two season with Oldham Athletic, but is he the best striker in the division?

Sam Surridge is showing his class for Latics, making seven appearances in all competitions and netted seven goals and is a serious contender for the best frontman in League Two.

The young striker has proved to be a handful for League Two defence’s so far this season, for example, he ran Grimsby Town’s defence ragged and added two goals to his account against them. Following this, he added another brace to his name as he rescued Latics a point against Colchester United.
Sam Surridge’s impressive start to the season has seen him linked with Championship side Preston North End, Alex Neil is believed to be keen to bring the young forward to Deepdale.

Surridge is highly rated by his parent club having been at there since the age of 14.

Sam Surridge has gained plenty of first team experience over the past year, having played for the first team in pre-season and enjoying a loan spell with Yeovil Town.

The striker enjoyed a full season of first team football in 2017/18, when he signed for the Glovers in August last year.

Not only did he managed to make 53 appearances and score 10 goals as well as six assists, the forward played against Manchester United in the Emirates FA Cup at Huish Park.

Wimborne-raised Surridge played locally for Bournemouth Sports and scored plenty of goals in the Bournemouth youth team, having joined the club as a 14-year-old.

Surridge also gained first team experience with Poole Town where he was in prolific form during the 2016/17 season.

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