Premier League

Premier League Golden Boot: Jamie Vardy is top goalscorer

The Englishman was closey ran by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Danny Ings until the final day

6:15pm on Sunday 26th July 2020
Martin Macdonald

The Premier League Golden Boot race has been an exciting one over the past few seasons, but this went down to the final day of the season.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's 22 goals in 2018/19 were enough to land him the coveted accolade, and although he remained in the race until the last fixture of the campaign, the winner this year is Leicester City's Jamie Vardy who earns the award after scoring 23 times to become the oldest recipient of the honour.

Premier League Golden Boot 2019/20

PlayerTeamAppsGoalsGoals P90
Jamie VardyLeicester35230.69
Pierre-Emerick AubameyangArsenal36220.64
Danny IngsSouthampton38220.69
Raheem SterlingMan City33200.67
Mohamed SalahLiverpool34190.59

Vardy hasn't scored in the last three games including in the last game of the season against Manchester United, but a flurry of four goals in three before that has ultimately took him over the line.

It was close in the end, however, as Aubameyang scored two goals on the final day against Watford, but his tally took him one adrift of Vardy, as he ended on 22 goals.

Also finishing on 22 goals is Danny Ings, who has enjoyed the best goalscoring season of his career in the Premier League.

Making up the top five are Raheem Sterling, who enjoyed a lovely goalscoring run towards the end of the campaign to score 20, while Mohamed Salah is on 19.

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