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Top 5 Players With The Highest Goals for A Single Premier League Club

Mohamed Salah is set to join Egypt for AFCON after a significant accomplishment. The Liverpool forward has become only the fifth player to score 150 or more goals for a single club in the English Premier League.

With Salah reaching an incredible milestone with The Reds, we examine the top five players who achieved the highest number of goals for a single Premier League club and analyze how quickly they accomplished this feat.

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Let’s take a look at the list of the Top 5 Players With The Highest Goals for A Single Premier League Club

1. Harry Kane for Tottenham Hotspur

Harry Kane, holds a special place in the club’s history. Graduating from Tottenham Hotspur’s youth side to the first team, Kane is regarded as a Spurs legend. The 30-year-old striker made a lasting impact, netting an impressive total of 278 goals in all competitions for the club.

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Harry Kane for Tottenham Hotspur

Kane’s brilliance was particularly evident in the Premier League, where he scored 213 goals in 317 games, solidifying his position as Tottenham’s all-time leading scorer.

2. Sergio Aguero for Manchester City

Sergio Aguero made an indelible mark during his time with Manchester City. While his iconic late goal in May 2012 secured the EPL title for the team, it was just one among many he scored for the club. The prolific Argentinian striker accumulated an impressive total of 260 goals for the Cityzens in all competitions, achieving this feat in just 390 games.

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Sergio Aguero

ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – NOVEMBER 25: Footballer Sergio Aguero walks in the Paddock prior to qualifying ahead of the F1 Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi at Yas Marina Circuit on November 25, 2023 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Aguero demonstrated his goal-scoring excellence in the Premier League, registering an impressive 185 goals before his departure from the club in 2021.

In 2021, Aguero underwent a free transfer to Barcelona and subsequently announced his retirement from football at the age of 33 within the same year, citing heart problems. Throughout his short stint with the club, he engaged in just four matches, securing his lone goal in the early El Clásico of the 2021–22 season.

3. Wayne Rooney for Manchester United

Wayne Rooney, former Birmingham manager scored an impressive 183 goals in 393 league games, for Manchester United.

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Wayne Rooney; CARDIFF, WALES – DECEMBER 13: Wayne Rooney, Manager of Birmingham City looks on ahead of the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Birmingham City at Cardiff City Stadium on December 13, 2023 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Harry Trump/Getty Images)

Rooney holds a prominent place in English football, being the second-most-capped player for England with 120 international caps, trailing only Peter Shilton. Additionally, he stands as the second-highest goal scorer, behind Harry Kane for the national team, having netted 53 goals.

His exceptional performances earned him accolades such as the PFA Players’ Player of the Year and the FWA Footballer of the Year for the 2009–10 season. Rooney’s impact on the Premier League is further highlighted by his five Premier League Player of the Month awards throughout his distinguished career.

4. Thierry Henry for Arsenal

Thierry Henry‘s legacy at Arsenal Football Club is nothing short of legendary. The Frenchman secured his status as an icon, winning the league twice and the FA Cup three times with the team. Henry’s goal-scoring prowess was evident as he netted an impressive total of 228 goals for Arsenal in all competitions.

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In the Premier League specifically, Henry left an indelible mark by scoring a massive 175 goals in 258 games, according to Transfermarkt, further solidifying his place as one of the greatest strikers in the club’s history.

Thierry Henry concluded his international football career after the 2010 FIFA World Cup, having accumulated 123 appearances and scored 51 goals for his national team. Following his retirement from playing, Henry transitioned into coaching.

5. Mohamed Salah for Liverpool

Mohamed Salah holds a unique distinction as the second player on the list to score for two different sides in the league. However, his earlier stint at Chelsea is often overshadowed, with the Egyptian making 13 appearances for The Blues and scoring only twice.

Salah’s return to England from Roma later in his career with Liverpool proved to be transformative. He set the league ablaze, scoring a total of 151 goals in the Premier League for The Reds. It took him 238 games to reach this remarkable milestone, showcasing his prolific goal-scoring form in the Liverpool jersey.

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Mohamed Salah’s international journey began with representing Egypt at the youth level before making his senior debut in 2011. His notable performances at the 2012 Summer Olympics earned him the title of CAF Most Promising African Talent of the Year. Salah has since achieved significant milestones, finishing as a runner-up in the 2017 and 2021 Africa Cup of Nations and claiming the top scorer title during CAF qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

His outstanding contributions have earned him prestigious awards, including the CAF African Footballer of the Year in 2017 and 2018, the BBC African Footballer of the Year in the same years, and multiple selections in the Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament. Salah’s impact extends beyond the football field, as he is considered a symbol of national pride in Egypt, earning a spot in Time magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in 2019.

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FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football – International Friendly – Egypt v Niger – Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria, Egypt – September 23, 2022 Egypt’s Mohamed Salah REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh

Salah’s influence is credited with raising the profile of Liverpool among Egyptians, and he is affectionately known as the “Fourth Pyramid” in his home country. His popularity spans the Arab world, where he is often referred to as the “Pride of the Arabs.”


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