Top 5 Leading Premier League Goal Scorers
Scoring in Premier league must be a great feeling but which stars have scored the most in the league’s history? Have a look below:
05: Thierry Henry (Arsenal)
Arsenal legend and one of the best foreign marksman to play in the English Premier League, Henry scored 175 goals in 258 appearances for the Gunners.
The 39 year old Frenchman also scored 20 plus goals for five consecutive seasons from 2001 to 2006.
04: Frank Lampard (Chelsea)
The astonishing Chelsea great is the club’s all time leading scorer sitting fourth on the list. The 38 year old is the highest scoring midfielder in the league’s history.
03: Andy Cole (Manchester United)
Former English striker is known for his successive tenure with Manchester United where he banged 187 goals in 461 appearances. He won 5 Premier league titles, 2 FA Cups and the UEFA Champions league with the Red Devils.
02: Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)
The 31 year old Manchester United veteran is the only player on the list who is still playing in the Premier league. Having registered 194 goals to his name, he still has time to break further records after winning almost everything with the club.
01: Alan Shearer (Newcastle United)
The unstoppable striker was one of the best Premier league has ever seen. With 260 league goals to his name, he was unfortunate to have won the title only once in his remarkable career.
Shearer was proficient with his head and was a penalty kick specialist with 58 of his goals coming via the spot. He represented Southampton, Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United in the English Premier league.