By opening the scoring for the Reds of their 3-0 win over Leeds United on Sunday, Salah introduced up his century and joined the illustrious “100 Membership” — i.e., gamers who’ve scored 100 objectives or extra within the prime flight since 1992-93.
The snug victory at Elland Street additionally noticed Liverpool prolong their unbeaten streak to 13 video games (10 wins and three attracts), which constitutes the longest energetic streak within the division.
In diverting residence Trent Alexander-Arnold‘s low cross within the 20th minute, Salah turned the 30th participant to succeed in triple figures since Alan Shearer turned its inaugural member in 1995-96. The previous England captain stays the very best objective scorer in league historical past with 260 objectives for Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United.
Shearer additionally holds the document for the fewest games ever taken to reach 100 Premier League goals, taking simply 124 appearances to take action throughout his ludicrously productive time at Blackburn. Harry Kane (141 video games) is the second-quickest participant to succeed in his top-flight century, with Manchester City nice Sergio Aguero (147), Arsenal legend Thierry Henry (160) and Salah (162) rounding out the highest 5.
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Salah can also be the second African participant to attain 100 objectives within the Premier League, following within the wake of Didier Drogba, who ultimately departed Chelsea after two stints at Stamford Bridge with 104 prime flight objectives to his title.
Along with his 98 objectives for Liverpool plus further two objectives for Chelsea earlier in his profession, Salah turns into the primary new member of the 100 Membership since Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy earned his place in April 2020. Vardy (who has 120 objectives total) is one among solely three energetic Premier League gamers above Salah within the 100 Membership, together with Kane (166 objectives) and Romelu Lukaku (116).
Salah is joint-29th within the all-time chart, degree on 100 objectives with Matthew Le Tissier, although given the latter retired in 2002 there may be each likelihood that the Liverpool star will transfer clear within the weeks to return.
There are a number of energetic Premier League gamers slightly below Salah on the listing for whom centurion standing is inside attain, with a number of on the right track to enter the 100 Membership earlier than the tip of the 2021-22 season. So who will probably be subsequent?
Sadio Mane (97 objectives in 233 video games)
Southampton: 21 objectives in 67 video games
Liverpool: 76 objectives in 166 video games
A former Premier League golden boot winner, sharing the 2018-19 award with teammate Salah and Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mane’s 92nd-minute objective in Liverpool’s 3-Zero victory over Leeds leaves him simply three shy of his Premier League century. The Senegal worldwide can also be degree with Emmanuel Adebayor because the third-highest scoring African participant in Premier League historical past, behind Drogba (104) and Salah (100).
Liverpool: 18 objectives in 95 video games
Manchester Metropolis: 79 in 199 video games
Sterling can also be simply three objectives away from becoming a member of the 100 Membership having reworked himself from a sprightly winger throughout his youthful days into one thing of a prolific ahead underneath Pep Guardiola. Sterling has averaged 16 league objectives a season for Metropolis since 2017-18, massively enhancing on his earlier common scoring charge of simply 5 league objectives per season in his profession earlier than that.
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— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 12, 2021
Manchester United: 86 objectives in 197 video games
Having scored 84 objectives in 196 video games in his first six-season stint with United, Ronaldo moved two notches nearer to his Premier League century with a brace in his second debut for the membership in their 4-1 win over Newcastle final weekend. The Portugal captain is 14 objectives shy of his century. Oddly, because of this his present supervisor at United, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is definitely nearer to the milestone having scored 91 league objectives for the membership throughout his taking part in profession. Given how prolific the five-time Ballon d’Or winner is in entrance of objective, do not guess in opposition to him beating Sterling and Mane to the 100 mark.
He is not identified for being prolific lately, however Benteke began with a bang in his first three seasons at Villa. However, since leaving them in 2015, he’s nonetheless but to double his tally of Premier League objectives. Nonetheless, ought to the Belgium worldwide keep his present glacier-esque goal-scoring charge at Palace, he is more likely to deliver up his ton in some unspecified time in the future in the course of the 2024-25 season.
Arsenal: 65 objectives in 270 video games
Everton: 10 objectives in 77 video games
Southampton: Three objectives in 25 video games
Whereas scoring 78 Premier League objectives is definitely nothing to smell at, Walcott hasn’t managed greater than 5 league objectives in a single marketing campaign since 2016-17, when he bagged 10 in his last full season at Arsenal. Actually, the 32-year-old ahead has solely scored 13 league objectives since leaving the Gunners in January 2018, firstly to Everton earlier than making a return to boyhood membership Southampton.
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— Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) January 3, 2021
Tottenham Hotspur: 72 objectives in 200 video games
Son has simply begun his seventh season at Spurs, marking his 200th league look for the membership by scoring the one objective in a 1-0 victory over Watford final month. The 29-year-old South Korea captain scored 17 league objectives in 2020-21, his greatest return since becoming a member of the membership the place his tally for league objectives has hit double-figures in each season besides his first for the membership.