Being small doesn’t have to be a disadvantage in football.

What they lack in height, superstars like Alexis Sanchez and Santi Cazorla more than make up for with their ability on the ball.

Some of the greatest footballers the world has ever seen were tiny – Diego Maradona stood at just 165cm.

But who are the smallest players in the English top flight?

Click through the gallery above to find out.