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  • Writer's pictureStuart Kavanagh

Salah Joins 100 Goal Club

Updated: Oct 14, 2021

Egyptian King Cements His Legacy

Liverpool goal-scoring machine Mohamed Salah has scored his 100th Premier League goal versus Leeds. Salah has become the 30th player to achieve this feat.

I’m not sure if anybody could have ever imagined him reaching this landmark after his spell at Chelsea. Only 2 goals in 14 appearances for the London club.

His second stint in the PL with Liverpool, however, has been nothing short of legendary. During his time at the Merseyside club, he has made 148 appearances for 98 goals. Along with 36 assists, these are stats of the absolute elite in world football.

He becomes the second African player to make this landmark. Chelsea legend Didier Drogba was the first. Incredibly, Salah has done it in nearly 100 fewer games.

He is the fifth-fastest player in history to join the Premier League 100 club, taking Arsenal legend Ian Wright’s place in the top 5. The players who achieved the feat faster than Egyptian Salah are, in order, Alan Shearer, Harry Kane, Sergio Aguero, and Thierry Henry. All are bonafide Premier League legends.

Salah is a two-time golden boot winner, Premier League champion, and 2017/18 Player of the Season. Mohamed Salah has etched his name in both Liverpool and Premier League history and shows no signs of slowing up.

  1. Alan Shearer 260

  2. Wayne Rooney 208

  3. Andy Cole 187

  4. Sergio Agüero 184

  5. Frank Lampard 177

  6. Thierry Henry 175

  7. Harry Kane 0 166

  8. Robbie Fowler 163

  9. Jermain Defoe 162

  10. Michael Owen 150

  11. Les Ferdinand 149

  12. Teddy Sheringham 146

  13. Robin Van Persie 144

  14. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink 128

  15. Robbie Keane 126

  16. Nicolas Anelka 125

  17. Dwight Yorke 123

  18. Jamie Vardy 120

  19. Steven Gerrard 120

  20. Romelu Lukaku 114

  21. Ian Wright 113

  22. Dion Dublin 111

  23. Emile Heskey 110

  24. Ryan Giggs 109

  25. Peter Crouch 108

  26. Paul Scholes 107

  27. Darren Bent 106

  28. Didier Drogba 104

  29. Matthew Le Tissier 101

  30. Mohamed Salah. 100

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