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Premier League Hotshots 2017

Premier League Hotshots 2017

Which players make up the historical top 50 Premier League hotshots list?

With the October international window in full flow, here's an update on the top 50 goalscorers in Premier League history since it rebranded back in 1992-93.

As you'd expect the vast majority of players listed have reached their tally at a number of different clubs across their careers, and whilst some names have the opportunity of building on their current totals, plenty are old faces who have long since hung up their boots.

In the more modern game, the surprise probably comes from the number of sole club represented players in the list as they certainly are a dying breed thesedays.



Scan down for the full list of 50 and to find out who were the most prolific and successful in the final third, and whilst some names will be no surprise to anybody - there's a couple some might not have expected.

Source - PremierLeague.com.

Pos
Player
Applicable Clubs
Goals
1
Alan Shearer
Blackburn, Newcastle
260
2
Wayne Rooney
Everton, Man Utd
200
3
Andy Cole
Newcastle, Man Utd, Blackburn, Fulham, Man City, Portsmouth
187
4
Frank Lampard
West Ham, Chelsea, Man City
177
5
Thierry Henry
Arsenal
175
6
Robbie Fowler
Liverpool, Leeds, Man City
163
7
Jermain Defoe
West Ham, Portsmouth, Tottenham, Sunderland, Bournemouth
159
8
Michael Owen
Liverpool, Newcastle, Man Utd, Stoke
150
9
Les Ferdinand
QPR, Newcastle, Tottenham, West Ham, Leicester, Bolton
149
10
Teddy Sheringham
Nott'm Forest, Tottenham, Man Utd, Portsmouth, West Ham
146
11
Robin van Persie
Arsenal, Man Utd
144
12
Sergio Aguero
Man City
128
13
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink
Leeds, Chelsea, Middlesbrough, Charlton
127
14
Robbie Keane
Coventry, Leeds, Tottenham, Liverpool, West Ham, Aston Villa
126
15
Nicolas Anelka
Arsenal, Liverpool, Man City, Bolton, Chelsea, WBA
125
16
Dwight Yorke
Aston Villa, Man Utd, Blackburn, Birmingham, Sunderland
123
17
Steven Gerrard
Liverpool
120
18
Ian Wright
West Ham, Arsenal
113
19
Dion Dublin
Coventry, Man Utd, Aston Villa
111
20
Emile Heskey
Leicester, Liverpool, Birmingham, Aston Villa, Wigan
110
21
Ryan Giggs
Man Utd
109
22
Paul Scholes
Man Utd
107
23
Darren Bent
Ipswich, Charlton, Tottenham, Sunderland, Aston Villa, Fulham
106
24
Peter Crouch
Aston Villa, Southampton, Liverpool, Portsmouth, Tottenham, Stoke
105
25
Didier Drogba
Chelsea
104
26
Matt Le Tissier
Southampton
100
27
Emmanuel Adebayor
Arsenal, Man City, Tottenham, Crystal Palace
97
28
Ruud van Nistelrooy
Man Utd
95
-
Yakubu
Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton, Blackburn
95
30
Dimitar Berbatov
Fulham, Tottenham, Man Utd
94
31
Kevin Phillips
Sunderland, Southampton, Aston Villa, Birmingham
92
-
Mark Viduka
Leeds, Middlesbrough, Newcastle
92
33
James Beattie
Southampton, Everton, Stoke
91
-
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Man Utd
91
35
Kevin Davies
Bolton, Southampton, Blackburn
88
36
Dennis Bergkamp
Arsenal
87
37
Louis Saha
Fulham, Man Utd, Everton, Tottenham
85
-
Fernando Torres
Liverpool, Chelsea
85
39
Harry Kane
Tottenham
84
-
Cristiano Ronaldo
Man Utd
84
-
Carlos Tevez
West Ham, Man Utd, Man City
84
42
Chris Sutton
Blackburn, Norwich, Birmingham, Aston Villa
83
-
Kevin Campbell
Arsenal, Everton, Nott'm Forest, WBA
83
44
Craig Bellamy
Coventry, Newcastle, Blackburn, Liverpool, West Ham, Man City, Cardiff
81
45
Gary Speed
Leeds, Everton, Newcastle, Bolton
80
46
Tony Cottee
Leicester, West Ham, Everton
78
47
Gabby Agbonlahor
Aston Villa
74
48
Daniel Sturridge
Man City, Chelsea, Bolton, Liverpool
73
49
Chris Armstrong
Crystal Palace, Tottenham
71
-
Brian Deane
Sheffield United, Leeds, Middlesbrough, Leicester
71
50
Eric Cantona
Leeds, Man Utd
70


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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Monday October 9 2017
Time: 9:00AM

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