The curtains were brought down on the Premier League 2020-21 campaign as Manchester City won their fifth Premier League title, a month ago. As usual the race for the Golden Boot, awarded to the top goal scorer after the conclusion of the League Campaign was a hotly contested and competitive one, as few of the finest attacking players of the game graces the Premier League.
Harry Kane is the Premier League top goal Scorer for 2020-21
With no dearth in competitors from teams like Liverpool, Manchester United, Tottenham comprising of household names like Salah, Bruno Fernandes, and Harry Kane, the Golden Boot race was a tight one but it was Harry Kane in the end who piped Salah to be adjudged the Golden Boot winner, ending the league campaign as the top scorer with 23 goals.
Harry Kane’s final day goal against Leicester City on the final day of the season was pivotal as he beat Salah to the top scorer spot by a single goal. While Tottenham didn’t have the best of the outings in this year’s Premier League campaign as they finished 7th in the table, however Harry Kane had an impressive outing and a campaign filled with personal satisfaction over his performance.
The Tottenham and English campaign netted 23 goals and bagged 14 assist, with notable brace against Manchester United in Tottenham’s 6-1 routing of Manchester United at Old Trafford and goal against Arsenal in their 2-0 win over their London rivals. Kane reached his 200th goal in 300 appearances for Spurs last year.
Harry Kane became only the third player to win both the Golden Boot and the playmaker of the year in the same season as he ended the season with highest assist.
Harry Kane burst on to the scene in 2014-15 as he scored 21 goals and won the PFA Young Player of the Year. He won his first Golden boot in 2015-16 season and won it again the following year. The 2017-18 season was a record breaking one as he netted 30 goals in a single league campaign.
However, a piece of silverware eluded the talismanic striker. He has ended up runners-up of the UEFA Champions League 2019, League Runner up in the 2016-17 season. It even came as a surprise that Harry Kane did not win the Premier League player of the year despite his marvelous performance. Speculations are ripe that Kane might be looking for a move away from Tottenham in search of a trophy and there will be a number of clubs vying for his signature.
Top 10 Premier League Goal Scorer 2020-21
|1||Harry Kane- Tottenham||35||23|
|2||Mohammed Salah- Liverpool||37||22|
|3||Bruno Fernandes- Manchester United||37||18|
|4||Son Heung-Min- Tottenham||37||17|
|5.||Patrick Bamford- Leeds United||38||17|
|6||Dominic Calvert Lewin- Everton||33||16|
|7||Jamie Vardy- Leicester City||34||15|
|8||Olie Watkins- Aston Villa||37||14|
|9||Alexandre Lacazette- Arsenal||31||13|
|10||Ilkay Gundogan- Manchester City||28||13|