Goal rounds up the top scorers of the Premier League this season, with the likes of Aguero, Sterling and Aubameyang competing for the award
The Premier League is well and truly under way, and the race to win the Golden Boot – awarded to the league’s top-scorer – is heating up.
Liverpool sensation Mohamed Salah is looking to defend his title after a record-breaking haul of 32 goals last year nabbed him the prize, but Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has taken an early lead, while Man City duo Sergio Aguero and Raheem Sterling, along with Spurs star Harry Kane are in the mix too.
They are being followed closely by a chasing pack that includes Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson, Brighton’s Glenn Murray and Salah himself.
Goal will keep you updated on the individual goal tallies for the highest-scoring Premier League players this season.
Premier League 2018-19 Top Scorers
Aubameyang tops the scoring charts with 10 goals, followed closely by Tottenham’s Kane, Brighton’s Glenn Murray and Bournemouth’s Callum Wilson as well as Man City duo Aguero and Sterling on eight apiece.
Six players have seven strikes to their name, including Hazard and Salah as well as Fulham’s Aleksandar Mitrovic, Man Utd’s Anthony Martial, Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette and Everton star Richarlison.
Behind them are three players on six goals: Sadio Mane of Liverpool, Man City’s Leroy Sane and Everton’s Gylfi Sigurdsson.
*Correct as of Dec 5, 2018.
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|=3||Sergio Aguero||Manchester City||8|
|=3||Raheem Sterling||Manchester City||8|
|=7||Anthony Martial||Manchester United||7|
|=13||Leroy Sane||Manchester City||6|
|=16||Marko Arnautovic||West Ham||5|
|=16||Romelu Lukaku||Manchester United||5|
|=16||Riyad Mahrez||Manchester City||5|
|=16||Felipe Anderson||West Ham||5|
|=16||David Silva||Manchester City||5|
|=16||Jamie Vardy||Leicester City||5|
|=16||James Maddison||Leicester City||5|
Who finished top in 2017-18?
Liverpool striker Salah scored 32 goals last season to win the Premier League Golden Boot, beating previous holder Kane to the top prize.
The Spurs forward missed out on the award narrowly by two goals after clinching it two years in a row, with Aguero coming in third and Jamie Vardy finishing fourth.