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The 10 Highest Scoring Non-Europeans In The EPL

The 10 Highest Scoring Non-Europeans In The Premier League

By Keegan Kruger - Sep 11, 2017 01:31 PM @KeeganKruger

While the Premier League is home to many European footballers, it has a significant representation of non-Europeans too. Here is the English top flight's 10 highest goalscorers who did not come from Europe.

Tired of reading? Click through the gallery above to see the 10 highest scoring non-Europeans in the Premier League, according to talkSPORT.

Sergio Aguero's goal against Liverpool on Saturday was his 124th in the league, and it saw him surpass former Manchester United star Dwight Yorke's record of 123 EPL strikes to become the league's highest scoring non-European player, according to talkSPORT.

Former Ivory Coast international Didier Drogba is third on the list with 104 goals, while Togo star Emmanuel Adebayor, with 97 strikes, and former Nigeria striker Yakubu, with 95 goals, are fourth and fifth respectively.

Former Leeds United and Newcastle United striker Mark Viduka is sixth with 92 goals, followed by Carlos Tevez with his 84 EPL strikes.

FC Barcelona superstar Luis Suarez is eighth with 69 goals, while African superstar Yaya Toure comes in at ninth with his 62 strikes so far.

EPL Stars With African Heritage

Former Liverpool winger Harry Kewell and ex-Tottenham Hotspur forward Clint Dempsey share 10th place after scoring 57 times in the English top flight.

Are you surprised at the number of Africans on the list? Have your say in the comments section below. 


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musah005 Joined: 05 Mar 2017
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musah005 Sep 12, 2017 07:54 AM
3 Africans in the top 5 Wow!

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