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Mo Salah is the Premier League’s deadliest African player – OFFICIAL!

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Oct 25, 2021

Thanks to his hat-trick in Liverpool’s 5-0 demolition of Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday, Mo Salah is now Africa’s most prolific goal scorer in the English Premier League.

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Egypt’s Salah scored his 105th, 106th and 107th goals in England’s top-flight, helping him break out of a tie with Ivory Coast’s Didier Drogba.

Mo Salah now sits in a tie for 26th place – alongside Manchester United legend Paul Scholes – in the all-time leading Premier League goal scorer’s list.

Alan Shearer leads the way with 260 goals.

READ | MO SALAH HELPS LIVERPOOL EXTEND INCREDIBLE ‘UNITED’ RECORD RUN

Benni McCarthy remains South Africa’s leading scorer in the Premier League with 37 goals.

TOP 10 AFRICAN GOAL SCORERS IN THE ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE

1. Mo Salah (Egypt) – 107

2. Didier Drogba (Ivory Coast) – 104

3. Sadio Mane (Senegal) – 100

4. Emmanuel Adebayor (Togo) – 97

5. Yakubu (Nigeria) – 95

T6. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon) – 68

T6. Riyad Mahrez (Algeria) – 68

8. Yaya Toure (Ivory Coast) – 62

9. Nwankwo Kanu (Nigeria) – 54

10. Efan Ekoku (Nigeria) – 52

Also:

T15. Benni McCarthy (South Africa) – 37

The highest-scoring African player in @PremierLeague history.

Incredible, @MoSalah pic.twitter.com/BlUXCjM6Kr

— Liverpool FC (@LFC) October 24, 2021

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