Some of the finest attackers in the world play in the Premier League. With some of the finest strikers in the world competing in the Premier League, the fight for the Golden Boot is always fierce. To win, a total of more than 20 goals is generally necessary, and there are plenty of possibilities this season. After grabbing a goal against Leicester on the last day of the season, Harry Kane was awarded the Golden Boot last season. By a single goal, he beat Mohamed Salah. The current season has already produced a plethora of goals and promises to be the most exciting Premier League season in history. With that in mind, we take a look at the top five strikers to watch out for in the current season.
1. Mohamed Salah
The Egyptian king has returned to his rightful place. For the past few years, he has been the complete striker. He is currently the Premier League's top goal scorer this season. This season, Mohamed Salah has been outstanding, and he is the club's best player. It will also be fascinating to see if Salah can help Liverpool clinch the Premier League title In the race for the golden boot, he'll be up against more so many strikers. Having scored 7 goals in 8 matches, Let's see how many goals Salah can score before the season is out.
2. Romelu Lukaku
Lukaku joined Chelsea for an undisclosed fee of around €12 million in August 2011. He didn't score a single goal in two seasons with the Blues. Lukaku moved to Inter Milan from Manchester United in 2019, signing a five-year contract for a reputed €80 million club record fee. In two seasons in Serie A, he scored 64 goals. Lukaku returned to Chelsea on August 12, 2021, for a speculated club record fee of £97.5 million, a decade after first joining the club. This season in the premier league he has scored 3 goals so far, he is unquestionably the striker to keep an eye on.
3. Harry Kane
For the past several years, the Tottenham Hotspur striker has been one of the most productive attackers in the Premier League. Since his breakout season in 2014/2015, the 27-year-old has continued to score 20 goals or more. In 226 appearances for the North London side, the England and Spurs captain has a total of 155 league goals. This has garnered him numerous awards, including the Golden Boot (2015/2016, 2016/2017) and four consecutive seasons in the PFA Team of the Season (2014-2018). Kane has just 1 league goal so far this season.
4. Jamie Vardy
Jamie Vardy has secured his reputation as one of the best strikers in Premier League history. He was also the Golden Boot winner the in 2019/2020 season, and he has a chance to win it again this year. The Leicester key players have made a strong start to the season. In 8 appearances for the club, the English international has scored a total of 7 goals. Vardy's quickness and superb finish are his strengths. For many years, he has been Leicester's best gamechanger, and he will continue to be so in the future. He was also a key figure in Leicester City's Premier League title triumph in 2016. Vardy has a long way to go as a striker, and he has no intention of retiring. He still has a lot to contribute to his team.
5. Cristiano Ronaldo
Five-time Winner of the Ballon d'Or Cristiano Ronaldo has returned to the Premier League, and fantasy experts have rewarded him with the highest possible price. Many consider Ronaldo to be the 'GOAT,' and while he comes to England a very different player than when he departed over a decade ago, he still scores plenty of goals. The Portugal captain is currently the unquestioned best goalscorer in international football, and he led the Serie A scoring lists with Juventus last season, so he shows no signs of slowing down as time passes. He has scored 3 goals do far this season.
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