Premier league was inaugurated in the year 1992-1993 and Teddy Sheringham was the first to win the trophy. Ever since we have come across a great many players rocking the score board and winning the Premier League Golden Boot award during 25 amazing seasons of English Premier League. The top scorers list of premier league shows a great deal of versatility as many players rocked the season not just once or twice, but repeatedly in their premier league career. Some of the celebrated stars include Alan Shearer, became the top scorer three times consecutively (1995-1997), Micheal Owen, maintained the position twice, consecutively. And similarly Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, the first non-English player, made his mark by scoring the most in two seasons of the Premier League.
Just like every season, spirits are high to see some great game this year as well. Even though the list is huge and the competition is strong, to our surprise, youngsters of the premier league club have got all the attention and fans are excited to see if Harry Kane succeeds to maintain his spot or gets replaced by some other as the League’s top scorer of the year.
Top 10 goal Scorers (2017-2018) EPL according to the number of matches played and assisted comes out as follows:
1. Mohamed Salah – Liverpool
He is an Egyptian national and represents Liverpool (as a striker). Two and a half year back he got transferred from Premier League reigning champions Chalsea and became one of Roma’s favourite. Salah scored 7 goals in his 11 appearances and as a counter attacker he scored 15 Serie A goals last season as well.
Harry Kane – Tottenham Hotspur
Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur, recently became the highest goal scorer in the Premier League 2016-17. Before that he won the Golden Boot award in the session 2015-2016. During his 30 EPL games, Harry has scored 29 goals with a highest goals to games ratio of 0.97 in the Premier League history.
Sergio Aguero – Manchester City
This Manchester City forward is one of the all time top scorers in the Premier League. Known for his tactical intelligence and scoring the most for his team each season, he is definitely considered a prime candidate to win the award this season. He successfully netted 8 goals in 8 appearances in the ongoing season.
Gabriel Jesus – Manchester City
Another promising star of the club Manchester City, belongs to Brazil and plays as a striker. He is only 20 years old and has managed to make his name by the wonderful front line partnership with the Argentine striker Sergio. His goals to games ratio is 0.7 and he has scored 7 goals in his 10 appearances so far.
Romelu Lukaku – Manchester United
This Belgian national and Manchester United forward, is the top most scorer of Everton last season. This season he has already netted 7 goals in 11 appearances. He is among those few who scored 50 goals before reaching 25, in the Premier League.
Alvaro Morata – Chelsea
Spending the last season with Real Madrid, Morata from Chelsea has scored 7 goals in his 10 appearances. He is considered to be a fine candidate of EPL Top Goal Scorer 2017/18.
Raheem Sterling – Manchester City
This marvelous player from Manchester United, and an En national is known to be the fastest on the ground. He met a rough patch in the last season but he seems back on tract this season as he has netted 7 goals with 2 assists in only 9 appearances so far.
Alexandre Lacazette – Arsenal
This is the debut season for him in the English Premier League. He is a French international and plays from Arsenal as a striker. With 6 goals in 11 appearances he has definitely made his spot in our list.
Leroy Sane – Manchester City
This young German professional player is only 21 years old and is a great addition to the club Manchester City. He plays as a winger and has scored 6 goals with 5 assists in his 11 appearances so far.
Jamie Vardy – Leicester City
This great player from the Leicester City has scored 6 goals in his 11 appearances so far.