The race for the Premier League Golden Boot is one of the most contentious events of the year, separating the good players from the greats.
Harry Kane endured an impressive campaign last season to lift it for a third time – only Thierry Henry won it more than once – but he faces an uphill task if he is to outsmart some of his rivals after a slow start to the season.
Here are 101 Great Goals that take a look at the odds and tips for the 2021/22 Premier League Golden Boot, which players are the favorites to raise the prized prize and who they can get close to.
Favorite golden shoe
Mohamed Salah He is enjoying another great season in front of 20 goals in 29 league matches. However, the striker is currently going through a sticky note after failing to score in three matches. It also saw him move up the rankings to just three goals with Heung Min Son coming close to him. Salah remains Preferred to win prize in 1/6.
Diogo Jota He is the third top scorer to score 15 goals this season. The Portuguese striker added to his tally over the weekend as he scored at the Etihad Stadium in Liverpool’s 2-2 draw with Manchester City. it is now 25/1 to win the Golden Boot And only five goals behind Salah.
hyung min soon He gave his Golden Boot hopes a huge boost on Saturday as he scored a hat-trick against Aston Villa. The striker is up to 17 league goals this season and has scored more nets from open play than Salah. He’s starting to show up just in time for Spurs and with the likes of Kane and Kulusevsky around him, his chances of winning the award are very high now. After his amazing show at Villa Park, the South Korean became so 6/1 to win the prize for the first time.
Golden Boot competitors
Cristiano RonaldoManchester United’s return has gone as planned. The striker and United have really struggled this season when they were knocked out of the Champions League and are currently seventh in the Premier League. The defeat of the Red Devils and Ronaldo’s performance at Goodison Park highlighted the difficulties they both faced on numerous occasions in this campaign with the player and team looking completely lackluster. Unlikely to do Late dash for the Golden Boot sat at 50/1 And 12 goals in the league.
Sadio Mane – He scored 13 league goals in 28 games this season and is now 50/1 to win the Golden Boot. He faces a difficult task in scoring seven goals against his colleague Salah. However, given the importance of Liverpool’s remaining matches and the quality of the players around him, he has a great chance of scoring a number of goals before the end of the season.
Role Harry King It seems to have changed as the striker has turned into an innovator in recent weeks. Kane has made five assists in his last three league games. He’s also played three games without a goal and has He later moved up to 28/1 to win the third Golden Boot.
Golden Boot Strangers
Having scored a goal in eight of the last nine matches, Raheem Sterling it is now 150/1 to win the prize. He has 10 league goals to his name in total making him the 10th joint top scorer. However, the winger plays a key role in Pep Guardiola’s stunning Manchester City side having started in nine of his last 11 league games.
Jimmy Vardy He suffered another injury setback and is set to continue to be on the sidelines. Having already missed 11 of the last 13 matches due to injury, his chances of winning the award received a huge hit. He is still the joint tenth top scorer with 10 goals. His absence from the team hurt his chances of claiming the award as Reflected in odds 1/500.
Evan Tony He stands out as a late contender for the Golden Boot. The striker has now moved on to 12 league goals this season as he was once again on target for Brentford in their 2-0 win over West Ham. Brentford striker is 200/1 to win the prize.
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