Liverpool star Mohamed Salah leads Harry Kane in Golden Boot betting as Jamie Vardy and Timo Werner trail

MOHAMED SALAH remains the favourite to win the 2020-21 Premier League Golden Boot award.

But the Liverpool maestro has plenty of challengers with Harry Kane, Jamie Vardy and Dominic Calvert-Lewin all vying for the award.


Salah, Vardy, Calvert-Lewin and Son Heung-min are all locked on eight goals a piece in this crazy season, which has already seen 144 goals!

Here, SunSport takes a closer look at who's on course to become the Premier League's top goalscorer.

And the winner is…

Leicester talisman Jamie Vardy won the award last season with 23 goals, edging out Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Danny Ings.

The Foxes talisman has started brightly again this year and can be backed at 11/2* with Betfair having netted eight goals already.

However, the underlying stats suggest he will NOT be defending his crown.

Liverpool's Mo Salah is currently a 3/1* chance to win outright and that looks amazing value given his ability and record.

The Egyptian, who is also on spot-kicks, has had 85 touches in the penalty area AND has registered 34 attempts on goal in just 719 minutes of top-flight action.

In stark comparison, Vardy has had 29 penalty area touches with just 16 attempts on goal – two less than West Ham's Tomas Soucek.

Premier League Golden Boot odds – Betfair


Mohamed Salah: 3/1

Harry Kane: 16/5

Jamie Vardy: 11/2

Timo Werner: 7/1

Dominic Calvert-Lewin: 17/2

Heung-Min Son: 9/1

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: 16/1

Sadio Mane: 20/1

Patrick Bamford: 20/1


Liverpool are also in the habit of generating more opportunities than Leicester.

The Reds have had 133 attempts on goal and create a chance every 5.7 minutes on average.

That is 58 MORE than Brendan Rodgers' side, who generate a chance every 10.1 minutes.

Kane, who won the award in the 2015-16 and 2016-17 campaigns, is Betfair's next favourite at 16/5*.

The England captain is a goal behind Salah and Vardy in the league but has actually banged in the most goals in all competitions this term.

He's also the player to boast more efforts on goal than Salah and averages an attempt every 18.8 minutes compared to the Liverpool man's 21.1.

Timo Werner, Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Heung-Min Son are the best of the rest but Salah is the pick.

Premier League top goalscorers

Son Heung-min, Tottenham – 8

Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Everton – 8

Jamie Vardy, Leicester City – 8

Mohamed Salah, Liverpool – 8

Patrick Bamford, Leeds – 7

Harry Kane, Tottenham – 7

Callum Wilson, Newcastle – 6

Ollie Watkins, Aston Villa – 6

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