It’s not just a competition, but a celebration for several billion football fans across the globe. The Premier League, also known as the English Premier League, is the top level of the English football league system.
The Premier League is by far one of the biggest football competitions ever to be played by one of the biggest clubs in the world. One such club is Manchester City. The men in blue have had a stupendous run in the sporting event for a very long time. The eight-time Premier League winners and current defending champions would be intending to bag that trophy yet again in 2022/23.
However, getting them those seven titles was never an easy task. The team did a stupendous job as a whole to win that crown. In that, a lot of strikers emerged as their saviors on several occasions. With that being said, let’s have a look at the top Goal Scorers for Manchester City since 1992 in the Premier League.
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David White (16 Goals) – 1992/93
The Englishmen played as a forward for Manchester City and is best remembered for his eight-year spell at the Club. He top-scored in the 1992/93 season and did a tremendous job at placing them 9th that year.
Mike Sheron (6 Goals) – 1993/94
Michael Nigel Sheron is an English former footballer, who made nearly 500 appearances in the Premier League and the Football League playing as a striker.
Uwe Rösler (15 Goals) – 1994/95
Uwe is a German football manager and former player who last managed Fortuna Düsseldorf.
A center forward in his playing career, Rösler played for several clubs, including Manchester City, where he was the leading goalscorer for three consecutive seasons from 1994 to 95 and 1996 to 97.
Uwe Rösler (9 Goals) – 1995/96
It was yet again the German who emerged as the top goalscorer for Manchester City.
Uwe Rösler (15 Goals) – 1996/97
For three consecutive years now, Uwe had been the top scorer in the Premier League for Manchester City.
Paul Dicov (9 Goals) – 1997/98
Paul is a Scottish former professional footballer who was most recently the manager of Doncaster Rovers. He played for several clubs before moving to Manchester City in 1996.
Paulo Wanchope (9 Goals) – 2000/2001
Paulo is a Costa Rican former professional footballer and former head coach of the Costa Rica national football team. He is remembered for his hat-trick in a 4–2 win against Sunderland that earned him his striker position at Manchester City.
Nicolas Anelka (14 Goals) – 2002/03
Nicolas was a French professional football manager and a retired player who played as a forward. His 14 Goals helped City gain the 9th spot after getting back from relegation.
Nicolas Anelka (16 Goals) – 2003/04
For the second consecutive year, he was the top scorer for City in the Premier League.
Shaun Wright-Phillips and Robbie Fowler (10 Goals) – 2004/05
Shaun is an English former professional footballer who played as a winger. He played in the Premier League and Football League for Manchester City. Meanwhile, Robbie is an English football manager and former footballer who is currently the head coach of SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League.
Andy Cole (9 Goals) – 2005/06
After his stint with Manchester United, he produced magic for Manchester derby rivals city by playing for them and being their top goalscorer.
Joey Barton (6 Goals) – 2006/07
Joey is an English professional football manager and former player who played as a midfielder. He made 269 appearances in the Premier League, including 130 for Manchester City.
Elano (8 Goals) – 2007/08
Elano is a Brazilian professional football manager and former player. He currently is the head coach of the Brazilian Série D club Ferroviária.
Robinho (10 Goals) – 2008/09
Robinho is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward. Courtesy of his 10 goals, City finished 10th that season.
Carlos Tevez (23 Goals) – 2009/10
The Argentine professional has been a quick, tenacious, powerful, dedicated, and dynamic forward in his prime. Tevez is capable of playing as a striker, as a winger, as a supporting forward, or as an attacking midfielder.
Carlos Tevez (20 Goals) – 2010/11
For the second consecutive year, Tevez was the top goalscorer which helped City finish 3rd.
Sergio Aguero (23 Goals) – 2011/12
Courtesy of Aguero’s 23 goals, City won their Premier League title in 2011/12. They came back from being down 2–1 with two stoppage-time goals just before the final whistle. It marked City’s first English title since 1968.
Edin Džeko (14 Goals) – 2012/13
The city finished second overall that season. During the 2011–12 Premier League season, Džeko scored four goals in one game for Manchester City against Tottenham Hotspur.
Yaya Touré (20 Goals) – 2013/14
He joined City for a five-year deal in 2010. He top-scored with 20 goals to give City another Premier League title in a one year gap.
Sergio Aguero (26 Goals) – 2014/15
Yet again, Aguero shined in City’s campaign with 26 goals under his belt. The city finished second again in the 2014/15 season.
Sergio Aguero (24 Goals) – 2015/16
He was proving to be a valuable asset for being the top scorer for the third time and two consecutive seasons in the Premier League for Manchester City.
Sergio Aguero (20 Goals) – 2016/17
As Manchester City finished 3rd, Aguero rose as the top scorer with 20 goals for the third consecutive year for the club, in the league.
Sergio Aguero (21 Goals) – 2017/18
For four consecutive years, Aguero was the top scorer for Manchester City in the Premier League. This year came as a special one for him as his club won the Premier League.
Sergio Aguero (21 Goals) – 2018/19
Yet again, it has been Aguero on top of the list. Manchester City won the Premier League for two consecutive years.
Raheem Sterling (20 Goals) – 2019/20
The English striker was a phenomenal prospect for Manchester City with his ability to get past the keeper several times and convert into a goal. Man City finished second that season.
Ilkay Gundogan (13 Goals) – 2020/21
The midfielder was a prominent asset for the club and played a very crucial part in helping City win the Premier League yet again. This time with a whopping 86 points.
Kevin de Bruyne (15 goals) – 2021/22
The KDB factor glowed for Manchester City throughout the season as the Belgian star ended up hitting 15 goals and emerged as the league’s highest assist-provider in 2021-22 season.
Erling Haaland (21 goals) – 2022/23*
Proving to be the best signing of the 2022-23 summer transfer window so far, Erling Haaland is turning out to be a monster for the Cityzens. If this strike rate continues, the Norwegian star could end up hitting more than 50 Premier League goals at the end of the 2022-23 season.
As a result, each one of them played their part in the Manchester City side during their particular stint. As of now, Guardiola’s side is currently looking forward to winning its first-ever Champions League title this year.
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