- Premier League top scorer race hots up as Liverpool star Sadio Mane displaced teammate Mo Salah from fourth position
- The Senegal forward scored in his side's 2-1 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage over the weekend
- Man City's Sergio Aguero remains at the top of the chart with 18 goals after 30 matches
- Aubameyang, Salah and Harry Kane complete the top five on the goals scorers chart
Manchester City star Sergio Aguero tops the Premier League highest goal scorers chart with 18 goals after 31 round of matches.
Though, the Citizens have played one match less due to their FA Cup quarterfinal clash against Swansea City over the weekend, the striker maintains leadership on the log with 18 goals.
Meanwhile, Liverpool's Sadio Mane continued with his impressive performance for the Reds after netting his 17th league goal of the season.
The Senegal international took the fourth position from teammate Mohamed Salah after inspiring his side to a 2-1 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage in one of Sunday's Premier League fixtures.
While the Anfield outfit displaced Man City from the top of the table with 76 points after 31 points - two points better than City who have 74 points from 74 matches.
Other stars in close contest for the prestigious prize at the end of the season are Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Harry Kane (Tottenham), Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah both of Liverpool.
Apart from Aguero who has 18 goals, all other top five stars on the top scorer's chart all have 17 goals each.
And they have about seven goals to lay claims on the prize Egypt striker, Salah, won at the end of last campaign with a record 32 goals in a single EPL calendar.
Raheem Sterling (15 goals) Eden Hazard (13) Everton's Richarlison (12) Raul Jimenez of Newcastle United (12) and Alexandre Lacazette (12 goals) complete the top ten stars on the scorers' chart.
Premier League golden boot past winners
2017/2018 Mohamed Salah Liverpool 32
2016/2017 Harry Kane Tottenham Hotspur 29
2015/2016 Harry Kane Tottenham Hotspur 25
2014/2015 Sergio Agüero Manchester City 26
2013/2014 Luis Suárez Liverpool FC 31
2012/2013 Robin van Persie Man United 26
2011/2012 Robin van Persie Arsenal FC 30
2010/2011 Dimitar Berbatov Man United 21
2010/2011 Carlos Tévez Manchester City 21
2009/2010 Ivory Coast Didier Drogba Chelsea FC Chelsea FC 29
Legit.ng earlier reported that the English Premier League golden goot race 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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