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Premier League 2017/18 Golden Boot Battle (5/1/18)

Premier League 2017/18 Golden Boot Battle (5/1/18)

The season might only be few months old in terms of the calendar, but with high expectations for some players when it comes to this year's Golden Boot battle - here's who stands out so far.

2016/17 failed to see six players break the 20 goal mark and had they done so it would've been the first time since 1994/95 that so many players had managed to do so - so credit to Harry Kane, Romelu Lukaku, Alexis Sanchez, Diego Costa and Sergio Aguero for getting over the line and whilst Dele Alli will be disappointed to not make it six, many will look at Zlatan Ibrahimovic who obviously ended his season early with injury only three away from being that sixth player.

It's worth remembering getting five players over the line is still some achievement as back in 1994/95 the top flight was a 42 game division and the Premier League has only got close with five scorers once since then, notching up five back in 2009/10.

There are more than enough games left for the table below to change so we'll just have to see what happens.

With all but two sides playing 22 games so far in the 2017/18 campaign I'll limit the table to those with six or more strikes so far this campaign.

For clarity this is accurate as of 6pm on 4/1/18 and doesn't take into account last night's clash between Tottenham and West Ham.

Statistics from PremierLeague.com.

Top PL Scorers 2017/18 So Far
No
Club
Player
Goals
1
Tottenham Hotspur
Harry Kane
18 goals
2
Liverpool
Mohamed Salah
17 goals
3
Manchester City
Raheem Sterling
14 goals
4
Manchester City
Sergio Aguero
13 goals
5
Manchester United
Romelu Lukaku
10 goals
-
Chelsea
Alvaro Morata
10 goals
-
Everton
Wayne Rooney
10 goals
8
Liverpool
Roberto Firmino
9 goals
-
Leicester City
Jamie Vardy
9 goals
10
Manchester City
Gabriel Jesus
8 goals
-
Arsenal
Alexandre Lacazette
8 goals
12
Liverpool
Philippe Countinho
7 goals
-
Manchester United
Jesse Lingard
7 goals
-
Leicester City
Riyad Mahrez
7 goals
-
Manchester United
Anthony Martial
7 goals
-
Arsenal
Alexis Sanchez
7 goals
17
Chelsea
Marcos Alonso
6 goals
-
Southampton
Charlie Austin
6 goals
-
Manchester City
Kevin de Bruyne
6 goals
-
Watford
Abdoulaye Doucoure
6 goals
-
Chelsea
Eden Hazard
6 goals
-
Brighton
Glenn Murray
6 goals
-
Leicester City
Shinji Okazaki
6 goals
-
Manchester City
Leroy Sane
6 goals
-
Tottenham Hotspur
Son Heung-Min
6 goals


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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday January 5 2018
Time: 7:00AM

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