Premier League top scorers have two games left to stake their claim for the Golden Boot in 2020/21.
It’s been a tumultuous season to say the least in the top flight of English football, but the regulars have continued to show up with scintillating performances despite a lack of fans.
Harry Kane and Son Heung-Min’s deadly partnership saw the pair sail into an early lead at the start of 2020/21, but Liverpool and Manchester United boast a pair of firm challengers, with the Golden Boot very much up for grabs in the final week.
Several key players from teams outside of the so-called big six have enjoyed tremendous season. The trophy may be just out of reach, but stranger things have happened, and knocking on the 20+ door isn’t out of the question if they put in big shifts this week.
The marathon is almost over and now it’s time to empty the tank on the final straight, but who will ultimately lift the Premier League Golden Boot at the end of 2020/21?
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Premier League top scorers 2020/21
- Harry Kane (Tottenham) – 22 goals (13 assists)
- Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) – 22 goals (4 assists)
- Bruno Fernandes (Man Utd) – 18 goals (11 assists)
- Son Heung-Min (Tottenham) – 17 goals (10 assists)
- Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton) – 16 goals (0 assists)
- Patrick Bamford (Leeds) – 15 goals (7 assists)
- Jamie Vardy (Leicester) – 13 goals (9 assists)
- Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) – 13 goals (5 assists)
- Ilkay Gundogan (Man City) – 12 goals (2 assists)
- Marcus Rashford (Man Utd) – 11 goals (9 assists)
Last updated – Monday 17th May
Who will win the Premier League Golden Boot 2020/21?
All eyes are fixed on the two favourites leading the pack: Kane and Salah. Both head into the final week on 22 goals with both teams still motivated to battle for points.
Liverpool are surging up towards the Champions League places, while Tottenham are wrestling to nail down a Europa League place, and neither side needs to rest their players for upcoming finals.
Kane came close on several occasions at the weekend against Wolves and will be determined to fire his way out in front. Salah also notched on Sunday as Liverpool beat West Brom.
Spurs look more competent and free to attack under Ryan Mason’s guidance lately, which may just give Kane the edge over a slightly more tentative, injury-riddled Liverpool.
Beyond the main pair, Fernandes sits four goals short with 18, followed by Son on 17 and Calvert-Lewin on 16. Theoretically, Fernandes scoring back-to-back braces isn’t out of the question, but it looks like this is a two-horse race.
Premier League top scorers in history
- Alan Shearer – 260 goals (441 games)
- Wayne Rooney – 208 goals (491 games)
- Andy Cole – 187 goals (414 games)
- Sergio Aguero – 182 goals (274 games)
- Frank Lampard – 177 goals (609 games)
- Thierry Henry – 175 goals (258 games)
- Harry Kane – 165 goals (243 games)
- Robbie Fowler – 163 goals (379 games)
- Jermain Defoe – 162 goals (496 games)
- Michael Owen – 150 goals (326 games)
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