Sign in
Download Opera News App

News Sports




Premier League

Jamie Vardy have more Premier League goals than these 10 EPL legends

Jamie Vardy scored Leicester City first goal to help his club to a 3-0 win over West Brom last night. It was his 116th Premier League goals in 239 games.

Jamie Vardy 116 league goals in seven seasons may look very little in your eyes until you compare him to some of the biggest names in English Premier League history.

Here are 10 English Premier League legends with fewer goals than Jamie Vardy in the competition.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo

The Portuguese forward spent 6 seasons with Manchester United in the English Premier League between 2003 to 2009.

He scored just 84 league goals in 196 appearances in those 6 seasons.

2. Dennis Bergkamp

Dennis Bergkamp spent 11 seasons with Arsenal in the English Premier League between 1995 to 2006.

His 87 goals in 315 league appearances are less than Jamie Vardy 166 goals.

3. Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona spent 6 seasons in the Premier League with Manchester United and Leeds United.

He scored 70 league goals in 156 appearances for both clubs.

4. Fernando Torres

Torres spent 8 seasons in the Premier League with Chelsea and Liverpool and he scored 85 league goals in 212 appearances for both clubs.

5. Ryan Giggs.

Ryan Giggs made more appearances than everyone else but didn't have the goals to back it up.  

He scored just 109 league goals in 632 appearances for Manchester United.

6.Didier Drogba


Drogba was known for scoring in big games but he was not a regular goalscorer.

He scored 104 goals in 254 league appearances for Chelsea. 

7. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Ole spent 11 seasons with Manchester United and he was more of a substitute.

He scored 91 Premier League goals in just 235 appearances. 

Very impressive numbers for a substitute.

8. Carlos Tevez

Carlos Tevev spent 7 seasons in the Premier League with West Ham, Manchester United and Manchester City.

He scored 84 goals in 202 appearances for the 3 clubs. 

9. Eden Hazard

Hazard spent 7 seasons with Chelsea in the Premier League and he scored 85 goals in 245 appearances.

10. Luis Suarez 

Suarez spent only 4 seasons with Liverpool in the Premier League but he was still able to score 69 goals in just 110 league appearances.

Content created and supplied by: OnosNaija (via Opera News )

Cristiano Ronaldo Eric Cantona Jamie Vardy Leicester City Manchester United


Load app to read more comments