- Premier League top scorers chart of all time sees Man City star Sergio Aguero equals Jermain Defoe's 162 goals record
- The 30-year-old was on target in the Citizens' 2-0 win over Fulham in Sunday's EPL clash at Craven Cottage
- He however needs to score just two more goals to displace Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler from sixth position
Sergio Aguero was on target for Manchester City in their 2-0 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage on Saturday, March 30.
The Argentine continued to prove himself as one of the best strikers in the Premier League, having scored a total of 162 goals in the league since he joined the Citizens in 2011.
He has scored a total of 162 goals and also created 42 assists in 231 English topflight matches in the last eight seasons.
Aguero has just two goals to surpass Liverpool great Robbie Fowler's record - but will need 13 goals to displace Arsenal legend Thierry Henry from the fifth place on the chart.
The former Atletico Madrid attacker will clock 31 this June and with injury free career, he should be able to move higher on the list.
As it stands, Alan Shearer remains the highest goals scorer in the Premier League with 260 goals and also assisted 64 other goals during his reign in the league.
Despite the England international hanging his boots in 2006, the 48-year-old retains the top scorers record.
Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney follows Shearer on the chart with 208 goals after 491 appearances.
The current DC United striker also assisted over a 100 goals during his 16 year reign in the Premier League.
Former Manchester City and Newcastle forward Andy Cole is third on the log with 187 goal in 414 EPL appearances.
He also featured for Manchester United and Fulham in his close to two decades reign in the English topflight.
Cole wrapped his career up at Nottingham Forest in 2008 after winning five EPL and other domestic titles.
Below is the list of seven Premier League all time top scorer:
- Alan Shearer (260)
- Wayne Rooney (208)
- Andrew Cole (187)
- Frank Lampard (177)
- Thierry Henry (175)
- Robbie Fowler (163)
- Jermain Defoe & Sergio Aguero (162)
Legit.ng earlier reported that 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.
Wait a minute! Have you heard of Pitch - Football App?
With Pitch-Football App you can get the latest football news, statistics, results of live games, fixtures and many more.
All you need to do is click this link and install Pitch. What are you waiting for? hurry now as it is completely FREE.
NAIJ.com (naija.ng) -> Legit.ng We have updated to serve you better.
My first salary as a footballer was N400 - Mutiu Adepoju - Legit TV