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The Top 10 African Goalscorers In EPL History

In a historic achievement for African football, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah shared the Premier League Golden Boot award last season, but where do the prolific trio rank on the league's all-time list of leading African goalscorers?

Click through the gallery above to see the highest-scoring African footballers in Premier League history!

Last season, Arsenal forward Aubameyang and Liverpool's duo of Mane and Salah made history for African football in the Premier League when they shared the coveted Golden Boot award between them after scoring 22 goals each.

The trio, who also feature in the top 10 for the league's leading goalscorers from the continent, trail some way behind table-topping Didier Drogba, however, with the Ivory Coast legend having netted 104 goals across his two spells with Chelsea. 

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EPL journeyman Emmanuel Adebayor, who currently plies his trade with Olimpia in Paraguay, is second on the league's all-time African scorers list with 97 goals to his name across spells with Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City and Crystal Palace.

The top three is rounded out by former Nigeria international Yakubu Aiyegbeni, who scored 95 goals in the Premier League, spreading his tally across stints with Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton and Blackburn Rovers.

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Mane, who ranks fourth overall, is the highest scorer among active players with 80 strikes to his name, while two-time Golden Boot winner Salah and Aubameyang trail in fifth and 10th place, respectively. You can see the full list by scrolling through the gallery above!

Who do you think is the greatest African player in Premier League history? Share your thoughts by commenting in the section below. 


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