The Premier League’s greatest ever goalscorers
Whether it was the popular Alan Shearer arm salute, the glossy Thierry Henry knee slide or the infamous Wayne Rooney knockout celebration– the chances are you recreated several of those proceed the area at lunch break at college or down the park with your companions at the weekend break.
While goalkeepers, midfielders and protectors play their part, there's something concerning goalscorers that truly brings out the fond memories in a football fan, and with Manchester City's Sergio Aguero 2 goals away from notching his 175th Premier League goal, we take an appearance at the organization's finest 5.
Alan Shearer (260 goals)
With 260 Premier League objectives in just 441 appearances, former Blackburn and also Newcastle striker Alan Shearer is escape ahead when it happens the division's most potent striker of all time.
The Newcastle-born striker struck the 20+ objectives obstacle 7 times, damaging 30+ goals on 3 celebrations. It's no shock that he won back-to-back-to-back Golden Boot awards on the method to racking up his huge total.
Will he ever before be caught?
Wayne Rooney (208 goals)
Although still playing skillfully, Wayne Rooney looks unlikely to shut the 52-goal space in between him and also Shearer, but the former Everton as well as Manchester United demonstrator will constantly be just one of the league's finest.
Robin van Persie and also Didier Drogba rejected him the Golden Boot in 2011/12 and also 2009/10 specifically, however he won't mind excessive as his goals helped United win the title a tremendous five times.
Andy Cole (187 objectives)
Third in the leading 5 is Premier League journeyman Andy Cole, who netted 187 goals throughout his profession for the similarity Newcastle, Manchester United, Manchester City, Blackburn and also Fulham in 414 games.
Like Rooney, his goals assisted him win the domestic title 5 times, but he also procured his hands on the Golden Boot award in 1993/94– racking up an outstanding 34 objectives for Newcastle that period.
Frank Lampard (177 goals)
There aren't many midfielders with an eye for goal rather like Chelsea legend Frank Lampard. The West Ham academy item is the only midfielder in the leading 10 of all-time Premier League markers.
4 Player of the Month honors, three domestic titles and also a Premier League Player of the Season honor all rest on his educational program vitae, having at one phase struck double numbers 12 seasons in a row.
Thierry Henry (175 goals)
Signed for ₤ 11 million by Arsene Wenger to replace Nicolas Anelka, Thierry Henry's arrival at Arsenal was initially questioned by fans, however 175 league goals in simply 258 looks silenced the doubters.
His standout project was Arsenal's 2003/04 season in which the north London side went 38 games unbeaten as well as he bagged 30 objectives, the title, the Golden Boot and also the Player of the Season award.
Sergio Aguero (173 objectives)
Aged 31 as well as still apparently as excellent as ever before objective, Manchester City hitman Sergio Aguero has been imperative to his club's success as well as will certainly expect to go beyond Henry and Lampard this period.
The Argentina international is probably the league's greatest ever import, needing just 250 looks in the top trip to get to 173 goals, consisting of netting 20+ in 6 of his 8 seasons.
Aguero has struck nine Premier League goals this season, two off leading marker Jamie Vardy, and he is 4/1 to win the Golden Boot this term.
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