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Brazilian Tops Most Prolific EPL Strikers List, African In 3rd Spot

Brazilian Tops Most Prolific Premier League Strikers List, African In 3rd Spot

By David Kappel - Sep 19, 2017 01:05 PM @kappilinho

A Brazilian has become the most prolific striker in Premier League history, bettering the scoring rates of Thierry Henry and Luis Suarez, while an African sits in third place among the top 10.

Click through the gallery above to see the 10 most prolific EPL strikers ever, according to the Daily Mail.

Gabriel Jesus has impressed since completing his move to Manchester City in January, with the Brazilian starlet having scored 11 goals in 977 minutes for Pep Guardiola's side so far, which means he has scored one goal every 88.82 minutes, as reported by the Daily Mail.

In so doing, he overtook teammate Sergio Aguero as the most prolific scorer in the league's history. The Argentine has netted 127 times overall, and scores at a rate of one goal every 108.44 minutes.

Kelechi Iheanacho, who left the Citizens to join Leicester City in the recent transfer window, follows in third spot. The Nigerian has scored his 12 goals at a rate of one strike every 113.92 minutes, and is followed by Harry Kane, who needed 119.53 minutes per goal he has scored in the English top flight so far.

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Other famous names among the 10 most prolific goalscorers in Premier League history list include Thierry Henry, who struck his 175 goals at a rate of one every 121.79 minutes, as well as Luis Suarez and Robin van Persie. The Uruguayan scored one goal every 138.8 minutes (69 overall), while the Dutchman netted one every 139.69 minutes (144 overall).

Do you think Jesus can become one of the best strikers in Premier League history? Have your say in the comments section below.


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He really looks promising, watch out for him
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Faysal Sep 19, 2017 10:17 PM
Now they are counting seconds and minutes 3goats league is dead
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wongama Sep 19, 2017 05:57 PM
The boy is prolific
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gimbi1026 Sep 19, 2017 01:50 PM
No ,he just capitalize on the performance of the whole team I guess

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