Premier League Top Goalscorers This Season After Gameweek 29

Here are the current Top Goalscorers in the Premier League in the 23/24 season and who is likely to take home the golden boot

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9:34am on Monday 18th March 2024
By
Jake Skudder

As the Premier League season progresses beyond Gameweek 29, the race for the Golden Boot intensifies, with a few familiar faces leading the charge.

Manchester City's Erling Haaland, following a record-breaking season last year, has once again found himself at the forefront.

However, the competition is fiercer than ever, with contenders like Ollie Watkins, Mohamed Salah, and Dominic Solanke not far behind.

Erling Haaland Continues His Dominance

Erling Haaland, Manchester City's striking phenomenon, remains at the pinnacle of the Premier League scoring charts after Gameweek 29.

Despite a mid-season injury setback, Haaland has netted 18 goals, including three penalties, in 23 appearances. His return from injury was marked by pivotal goals, ensuring his spot at the top of the leaderboard.

The Norwegian's knack for finding the back of the net has been instrumental in City's campaign, further cementing his status as one of the world's premier forwards.

Chasing the Golden Boot

Close on Haaland's heels are Aston Villa's Ollie Watkins and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, with 16 and 15 goals respectively.

Watkins, enjoying a stellar season, has combined his goal-scoring prowess with a significant contribution of 10 assists, proving to be a vital asset for Villa.

Meanwhile, Salah, despite missing some games due to injury and international duty, continues to be a constant threat up front for Liverpool.

Dominic Solanke has also emerged as a surprise contender in the Golden Boot race. His crucial goals have sparked Bournemouth's campaign, propelling him to join Salah with 15 goals. This quartet's performances highlight the diverse attacking talent gracing the Premier League, each bringing their unique attributes to the fore.

The Supporting Cast

While Haaland, Watkins, Salah, and Solanke grab the headlines, others like Jarrod Bowen, Son Heung-min, and Bukayo Saka are also making significant contributions to their teams.

With goals aplenty, these players have not only been crucial for their clubs but have also kept the race for the top scorer engaging and unpredictable.

The Premier League's rich history of goal scorers from Andy Cole and Alan Shearer to Thierry Henry and now Erling Haaland, showcases the evolving landscape of English football's top flight.

As the season heads into its final stretch, the battle for the Golden Boot promises to be a thrilling watch.

FAQs

Who is leading the Premier League top scorer chart after Gameweek 29? Erling Haaland of Manchester City leads with 18 goals.

Which player has the most assists among the top scorers? Ollie Watkins of Aston Villa has contributed 10 assists.

Has any player scored against every Premier League team they have faced? Yes, Erling Haaland has scored against all 21 Premier League opponents he has faced.

When is the Premier League season set to conclude? The season is scheduled to conclude on May 19, 2024.

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