It’s time to find out who is the top goal scorer of Premier League 2017-18 right now? Who will get the shining Premier League Golden Boot at the end of the season? The question will be answered on the last match day of this season. Till then you can find out who is currently at the top of the table. Last season most goal scorer Harry Kane who scored 29 goals in 30 games for Tottenham Hotspur is again on the list. The competition is becoming more competitive and the players are making it even more. Footballwood presents you the list of leading goal scorers of Premier League this season. Let’s have a look!
Who is the top goal scorer in Premier League 2017-18?
Right now, Tottenham Hotspur’s Kane is leading the top goal scorer list of Premier league 2017-18 with the total of 20 goals. Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah is at second spot with 17 goals followed by Raheem Sterling and Sergio Aguero in third and fourth spot respectively. Leading goal scorers are as follows:
|1||Harry Kane||Tottenham Hotspur||23|
|3||Sergio Aguero||Manchester City||21|
|5||Jamie Vardy||Leicester City||13|
|6||Romelu Lukaku||Manchester City||12|
What will be given to Premier League top goal scorer?
Highest goals scorer of the competition will be awarded with Premier League Golden Boot. In addition to the Golden Boot trophy, the player receives £1,000 for every goal they scored and donate it to any charity of their choice.
It was first awarded in 1993 and is sponsored by Barclays. Teddy Sheringham won the first ever Premier League Golden Boot in 1993 while playing for Tottenham Hotspur. He scored 22 goals in 41 games. Former Manchester United player Cristiano Ronaldo is one of the four players who won Premier League Golden Boot and as well as European Golden Shoe.
Premier League all-time top goal scorers in History
|1||Alan Shearer||Blackburn Rovers, Newcastle United||Forward||260|
|2||Wayne Rooney||Everton, Man United||Forward||205|
|3||Andy Cole||Newcastle United, Man United, Blackburn Rovers, Fulham, Man City, Portsmouth||Forward||187|
|4||Frank Lampard||West Ham, Chelsea, Man City||Mid Fielder||177|
|6||Robbie Fowler||Liverpool, Leeds United, Man City||Forward||163|
|7||Jermain Defoe||Est Ham, Portsmouth, Tottenham, Sunderland, Bournemouth||Forward||159|
|8||Michael Owen||Liverpool, Newcastle United, Man United, Stoke City||Forward||150|
|9||Les Ferdinand||Queens Park, Newcastle United, Tottenham, West Ham, Leicester City, Bolton Wanderers||Forward||149|
|10||Teddy Sheringham||Nottingham Forest, Tottenham, Man United, Portsmouth, West Ham United||Forward||146|
|11||Robin Van Persie||Arsenal, Manchester United||Forward||144|
|12||Sergio Aguero||Manchester City||Forward||131|
|13||Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink||Leeds United, Chelsea, Middlesbrough, Charlton Athletic||Forward||127|
|14||Robbie Keane||Coventry City, Leeds United, Tottenham, Liverpool, West Ham, Aston Villa||Forward||126|
|15||Nicolas Anelka||Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City,
Bolton Wanderers, Chelsea, West Brom
Who won Premier League Golden Boot most times?
Thierry Henry has won the Premier League Golden Boot award 4 times, more than any other player. The former Francis forward scored 175 goals and played for only one club i.e. Arsenal.