- EPL top scorers race hots up with just eight matches remaining this season
- Manchester City star Sergio Aguero tops the chart with 18 goals after 30 round of matches
- Aubameyang, Kane, and Salah have 17 goals each as Mane completes top five with 16 goals
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero currently tops the Premier League highest goals scorer's chart with 18 goals after 26 matches.
The Argentine forward fired blank in the Citizens' 3-1 victory over Watford at the Etihad Stadium to retain leadership on the log.
He has also assisted six other goals in the EPL and will hope to win the prize when the season comes to an end this season.
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ranks second on the chart with 17 goals after 29 appearances.
He netted one of the goals that handed the Gunners 2-0 win over Manchester United from the spot at Emirates Stadium on match day 30.
Former winner Harry Kane is also tied on goals with Aubameyang on 17 goals, with four assists for Tottenham Hotspur after 26 appearances this campaign.
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah is still very much in the race to win the golden boot prize he won last season with 17 goals.
The Egyptian has equally assisted seven other goals in the English topflight as the season draws near to its end.
Salah set a new record when he won the prestigious prize last season - scoring 32 goals and 10 assists in 36 outings.
Sadio Mane completed the top five stars on the log with 16 goals after scoring twice to inspire the Reds to 4-2 win over Burnley last weekend.
- Sergio Aguero 18 goals
- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 17 goals
- Harry Kane 17
- Mohamed Salah 17
- Sadio Mane 16
- Raheem Sterling 15
- Eden Hazard 13
- Raul Jimenez 12
- Alexandre Lacazette 12
- Romelu Lukaku 12
Legit.ng earlier reported that the race for the Golden Boot in the ongoing English Premier League season 2018/19 season is shaping up as the league enters into the new year.
Prolific strikers in the league have already set their eyes on the prestigious award as they push to finish top in the goal-scoring charts.
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah, Spurs' Harry Kane and Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang remain joint top scorers thus far with 14 goals each.
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