With the Premier League beginning quickly, Sam Tremlett takes a take a look at who could possibly be the highest scorer at seasons finish.
Who Will Be Prime Scorer In The Premier League?
Final 12 months the race for the Golden Boot was hotly contested by a number of gamers and within the new season developing, it needs to be the identical once more. Beneath Sam Tremlett takes a take a look at the seven gamers who may take dwelling the trophy come seasons finish.
Harry Kane – Tottenham Hotspur
As soon as once more regardless of not scoring in August, Harry Kane broke the 20 purpose mark and went on to attain 30 targets through the Premier League final season. Recent off securing the World Cup Golden Boot, Kane has confirmed his tag of a world class striker and it will take a courageous man to wager in opposition to him. Moreover, regardless of Tottenham not securing any large transfers, they’ve managed to maintain maintain of their core inventive gamers in Christian Eriksen, Dele Alli and Son Heung-min. All three are notably adept at discovering Kane so their service shall be an element if he’s to safe one other Golden Boot.
Mohamed Salah – Liverpool
Mohamed Salah was just about un-guardable final 12 months. Defenders knew he was going to chop onto his lethal left boot and but they nonetheless couldn’t cease him. Scorer of 32 targets final 12 months, he guided Liverpool to the Champions League Last and managed to assist them safe European soccer subsequent season after coming 4th. Likelihood suggests he won’t be as efficient this 12 months, however Liverpool could possibly be a really harmful crew certainly with their multitude of weapons. Salah’s share of the goalscoring could dip as a result of Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, and Xherdan Shaqiri may share the targets between them.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang – Arsenal
Purchased final 12 months for roughly £58 million, Aubameyang rapidly took to the Premier League scoring 10 instances in 13 video games and you may add 4 assists in there in addition. The Gabonese striker has unbelievable tempo and and a mind for purpose and he could possibly be one to look at for the Golden Boot this 12 months as a result of he ought to get good service from Mesut Ozil, Aaron Ramsey and former Dortmund accomplice Henrikh Mkhitaryan. He may additionally kind a deadly partnership with Alexandre Lacazette.
Alexandre Lacazette – Arsenal
Lacazette scored 14 instances final 12 months main all Arsenal gamers however this was from 32 appearances so his scoring price was not as sharp as Aubameyang’s. Regardless they may kind a partnership that ought to fear most defences.
Sergio Aguero – Manchester Metropolis
It has been nicely documented what number of riches Manchester Metropolis have within the attacking division nevertheless Sergio Aguero stays their most potent and environment friendly attacking risk for the boys in blue. Accidents are a priority, for instance he missed parts of the season final 12 months and solely performed 25 video games within the Premier League. Nonetheless, regardless of being 30 years of age he’s not slowing down as he scored 21 instances and had six assists in these 25 video games.
Offered Aguero performs many of the video games this season, and given the expertise behind and both facet of him, he ought to rating a lot simply by being within the field.
However, he may additionally share the goalscoring with Raheem Sterling, Leroy Sane, Riyad Mahrez, David and Bernardo Silva, Gabriel Jesus and Kevin De Bruyne.
Eden Hazard – Chelsea
Eden Hazard led Chelsea in goalscoring phrases final season with 12 and there’s no doubt that he’s their greatest participant. Nonetheless these are unsure instances on the Bridge. They’ve a brand new supervisor in Maurizio Sarri, and given Cristiano Ronaldo has moved to Juventus, Hazard is most positively one of many favourites to interchange him.
If he stays then he’ll undoubtedly rating a lot, but when he goes Chelsea could battle. Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata should choose up the scoring slack.
Romelu Lukaku – Manchester United
Lukaku began and ended the season on good kind which he carried on into the World Cup, nevertheless his goalscoring is closely reliant on the service he will get. Paul Pogba, Alexis Sanchez, Jesse Lingard and the remainder should attempt to discover the massive Belgian recurrently however given Jose Mourinho’s typically unfavourable and defensive model, Lukaku may endure due to this. There may be proof to counsel this occurred final 12 months after he solely scored 16 targets from 34 appearances.
What number of do you suppose he’ll rating subsequent season?
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