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Premier League 2017/18 Golden Boot Battle (6/2/18)

Premier League 2017/18 Golden Boot Battle (6/2/18)

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 26 games so far in the 2017/18 campaign I'll limit the table to those with six or more strikes so far this campaign.

Table drawn up prior to Watford v Chelsea yesterday evening.

Statistics from PremierLeague.com.

Top PL Scorers 2017/18 So Far
No
Club
Player
Goals
1
Tottenham Hotspur
Harry Kane
22 goals
2
Liverpool
Mohamed Salah
21 goals
3
Manchester City
Sergio Aguero
17 goals
4
Manchester City
Raheem Sterling
14 goals
5
Manchester United
Romelu Lukaku
12 goals
-
Leicester City
Jamie Vardy
12 goals
7
Liverpool
Roberto Firmino
11 goals
-
Chelsea
Alvaro Morata
10 goals
-
Everton
Wayne Rooney
10 goals
10
Arsenal
Alexandre Lacazette
9 goals
-
Manchester United
Anthony Martial
9 goals
12
Manchester City
Gabriel Jesus
8 goals
-
Chelsea
Eden Hazard
8 goals
-
Leicester City
Riyad Mahrez
8 goals
-
Brighton
Glenn Murray
8 goals
-
Manchester United
Alexis Sanchez
8 goals
-
Tottenham Hotspur
Son Heung-Min
8 goals
18
-
Philippe Coutinho
7 goals
-
Manchester City
Kevin de Bruyne
7 goals
-
Watford
Abdoulaye Doucoure
7 goals
-
Tottenham Hotspur
Christian Eriksen
7 goals
-
Manchester United
Jesse Lingard
7 goals
-
Manchester City
Leroy Sane
7 goals
-
Bournemouth
Callum Wilson
7 goals
25
Chelsea
Marcos Alonso
6 goals
-
West Ham United
Marko Arnautovic
6 goals
-
Southampton
Charlie Austin
6 goals
-
-
Chicharito
6 goals
-
Liverpool
Sadio Mane
6 goals
-
Crystal Palace
Luka Milivojevic
6 goals
-
Everton
Oumar Niasse
6 goals
-
Leicester City
Shinji Okazaki
6 goals
-
Arsenal
Aaron Ramsey
6 goals


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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday February 6 2018
Time: 7:00AM

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