Top 10 Premier League Goalscorers Currently Playing In the Division
August 12, 2021 By khansa
The new Premier League season is about to get underway. And the 20 teams in the division will know that the first order of business is scoring goals. From Alan Shearer to Thierry Henry to Sergio Aguero, the league has had some terrific goalscorers down the years.
With 184 goals, Aguero was, in fact, the top scorer actively playing in the Premier League (he is 4th all-time behind the retired Alan Shearer, Andy Cole and Wayne Rooney). But the Argentine has now left Manchester City to join Barcelona.
Where, then, does that leave the strikers with most goals to their name? Below we list the current top 10 players in the Premier League by goals scored all-time:
*To be clear, the list only shows players currently in the Premier League and not those playing in other divisions. Clubs shown are the players’ current teams. Source: premierleague.com.
- Harry Kane (166) Tottenham Hotspur
Harry Kane might be a Man City player by the start of the new season, but the England captain guarantees goals regardless of where he plays. In fact, according to the information for betting on sports online at 888 sport, Kane is the clear favourite to be the Premier League top scorer once again in the 2021/22 season. He has Alan Shearer’s record (260) in his sight, and few would doubt that Kane will exceed that total by the time he ends his career.
Jamie Vardy (118) Leicester City
Has any player risen the ranks quite like Jamie Vardy? From non-league footballer to Premier League champion and Golden Boot winner. At 34, everyone expects Vardy to slow down and lose some of that pace. But he is a clever footballer who uses every advantage he has – expect the goals to continue for the man we now call a veteran.
Mo Salah (97) Liverpool
There are lots of rumours suggesting Salah will be on the move this summer, but Liverpool fans will hope to hold on to their talisman. Those 97 goals have come in just 145 games – the Egyptian marksman is lethal.
Raheem Sterling (96) Man City
The hero of England’s Euro 2020 campaign is now Man City’s leading Premier League scorer after the departure of Aguero, although City will likely sign a striker. Sterling is a magnificent goalscorer and perhaps one of the most underrated players in global football. Pep Guardiola clearly trusts him, though.
Sadio Mané (95) Liverpool
Another Liverpool player, and another linked with a move away from Anfield. Mané has become one of the Premier League’s most exciting players and has really blossomed since moving from Southampton. If he does move, Liverpool will lose one of the most potent weapons in the league.
Christian Benteke (82) Crystal Palace
Surprised to see Benteke on the list? The Palace striker has struggled for goals over the last few seasons, but he chips away and is a dependable frontman for his club. How will his chances be under new boss Patrick Vieira? That remains to be seen.
Theo Walcott (77) Southampton
An often-maligned player, it’s perfectly possible that Theo Walcott will reach the Premier League 100 club before he ends his career. Will that shut up his critics? Probably not. But Walcott is a fine player on his day, and he certainly knows where the goal is.
Son Heung-Min (70) Tottenham Hotspur
The South Korean forward has formed a lethal partnership with Harry Kane, particularly last season. Whether the partnership will break up is the question giving Spurs fans sleepless nights this summer. But – with or without Kane – Son is one of the Premier League’s best attackers.
Gylfi Sigurdsson (65) Everton
The Icelandic playmaker has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons this summer, but we must reserve judgement until the full story is known. Nevertheless, he remains an Everton player and has chipped in with many crucial goals for his clubs down the years.
Robert Firmino (66) Liverpool
The fact all three of Liverpool’s strikers are on this list shows how devastating the Reds have been in front of goal over the last few years. Firmino is not everyone’s idea of a dependable striker, but his influence is undeniable
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