2020/21 Premier League Top Scorers: Salah, Kane Lead Chase for Golden Boot Award

2020/21 Premier League Top Scorers: Salah, Kane Lead Chase for Golden Boot Award

- Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah are the two top contenders for the Premier League's Golden Boot award

- The Tottenham striker and the Liverpool forward are both tied on 22 goals each with a game left to play

- Others on the top-five list includes Bruno Fernandes, Heung-Min Son, Dominic Calvert-Lewin

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This season's race for the Golden Boot award has proved to be the most competitive with the winner set to be decided on the final day of the campaign.

The 20-goal mark is often thought to be the magic number for players jostling to cart home the prestigious award and there are quite a number of players in the run for the gong.

Despite Tottenham Hotspur's struggles and those of Liverpool, players from the two clubs have proved to be prolific in front of goal this term.

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Harry Kane, who won the award during the 2016-17 season after he notched 30 goals is once again in the mix, thanks to his individual brilliance thus far.

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The Spurs striker currently leads the charts having already scored 22 goals, and he is on level with Liverpool's Mohamed Salah.

Salah is no guest to winning the prize, having emerged victor during the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons.

Bruno Fernandes is placed third on the leader board with 18 goals to his name, as Son Heung-Min and Everton's Dominic Calvert-Lewin completing the top five slots.

Last season's winner Jamie Vardy is a distant eighth on the log with 13 goals, falling behind Aston Villa ace Ollie Watkins and Leeds United's Patrick Bamford.

2020/21 Premier League Top Scorers: Salah, Kane Lead Chase for Golden Boot Award
The Premier League Golden Boot award is still up for grabs and the race will go done the wire on the final day between Kane and Salah. Photo by Jon Super
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Find below the Premier League's top 10 goalscorers as of games played on Wednesday, May 19:

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1. Harry Kane - Tottenham - 22 goals

=1 Mohamed Salah - Liverpool - 22 goals

3 Bruno Fernandes - Man Utd - 18 goals

4 Son Heung-min - Tottenham - 17 goals

=5 Dominic Calvert-Lewin - Everton - 16 goals

=5 Patrick Bamford Leeds United - 16 goals

7. Ollie Watkins - Aston Villa - 14 goals

=8 Alexandre Lacazette - Arsenal - 13 goals

=8 Jamie Vardy - Leicester - 13 goals

=8 Ilkay Gundogan - Man City - 13 goals

=11 Chris Wood - Burnley - 12 goals

=11 Callum Wilson- Newcastle - 12 goals

=11 Danny Ings - Southampton - 12 goals

=11 Kelechi Iheanacho - Leicester - 12 goals

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Harry Kane has revealed that he wants to match up with the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in terms of trophies and goals, Sky Sports.

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The Tottenham forward had earlier revealed his intentions to leave the club in the summer with Man United, Man City and Chelsea all in the running for his signature.

The 27-year-old has played his topflight career with Spurs hitting doubles figure and his tally for the Lily Whites has totaled up to 125 goals in 240 appearances.

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