EPL Top Scorers 2022/23: Haaland Leading Hunt for Golden Boot

EPL Top Scorers 2022/23: Haaland Leading Hunt for Golden Boot

  • Erling Haaland is currently leading the hunt for the Premier League Golden Boot award
  • The youngster has scored 21 goals so far, with his latest strike coming against Everton
  • Tottenham talisman Harry Kane and Brentford ace Ivan Toney are among challengers

Manchester City striker Erling Haaland remains the outright favourite to win the Premier League Golden Boot this season.

The former Borussia Dortmund striker has enjoyed a bright start to life, since he joined the reigning English champions in the summer.

Haaland has netted an incredible 21 Premier League goals so far and has not shown any signs of slowing down.

Erling Haaland, Manchester City, Premier League, Etihad Stadium, Ivan Toney, Harry Kane, Mo Salah.
Erling Haaland celebrates during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Everton FC at the Etihad Stadium. Photo by Joe Prior.
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The Norwegian youngster had scored 18 goals in the English top flight before the World Cup break. However, he has since picked up from where he left off, having already scored three goals after the resumption of Premier League action.

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Haaland's latest strike came over the weekend, when he scored against Everton to take his tally to 21 goals.

Which players are rivalling Haaland?

Veteran Premier League strikers Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah are the other stars hoping to challenge Haaland for the Golden Boot.

According to Goal, Kane has already netted 13 goals in the league, while Salah - who has won the prestigious award on three occasions - has scored seven goals so far for Liverpool this season.

Other players eyeing the prestigious prize include Brentford ace Ivan Toney and Fulham's Aleksandar Mitrovic, who has scored 10 goals so far.

Below are the top 10 leading goalscorers as of Monday, January 2, 11:00 GMT:

1. Erling Haaland (Man City) - 21 goals

2. Harry Kane (Tottenham) - 13 goals

3. Ivan Toney (Brentford) - 12 goals

4. Aleksandar Mitrovic (Fulham) - 10 goals

5. Rodrigo (Leeds) - 9 goals

6. Miguel Almiron (Newcastle) - 9 goals

7. Phil Foden (Manchester City) - 7 goals

8. Mohamed Salah (Liverpool) - 7 goals

9. Martin Odegaard (Arsenal) - 7 goals

10. Gabriel Martinelli (Arsenal) - 7 goals

- Leandro Trossard (Brighton) - 7 goals

- Roberto Firmino (Liverpool) - 7 goals

- James Maddison (Leicester) - 7 goals

Pep to unleash Haaland, Alvarez

Earlier, Sports Brief reported on Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola hinting at a new plan for the club, after a frustrating draw with Everton.

The Toffees came back from a goal down to force City to a 1-1 draw through Demarai Gray after Erling Haaland had put the Citizens ahead.

World Cup winner Julian Alvarez got his first minutes back from Qatar and the Spanish boss has hinted at more for the striker pairing.

Source: SportsBrief.com