Who will win the PL Golden Boot? Analysis shows Chelsea star might pip Leicester ace

PL Golden Boot Prediction – Analysis shows Abraham could beat Vardy

The Premier League Golden Boot is one of the most coveted prizes every year. As this league is arguably the most popular in the world, winning the Golden Boot is not an easy task for the players.

The Premier League has had many high-profile names getting their hands on this precious award. After an impressive start to the season for a lot of players, hosts of them are in contention for the Golden Boot this season.

Let’s have look at the top three goalscorers of the Premier League campaign so far and analyse their chances of winning this individual trophy.

Jamie Vardy

Though Leicester City finished 9th in the table last season, Vardy was at his best, scoring 18 goals.

He has continued his fine form into this campaign, already scoring 11 times from a possible 12 games and assisting a couple of times.

Jamie Vardy
Jamie Vardy

According to whoscored, Vardy has an average of 2.1 shots per game and has won 1.7 aerial duels. Out of the 11 goals, Vardy has scored 6 at home and the rest in away games.

Tammy Abraham

Tammy has been one of the picks of the season and has steadily developed into a dependable player for Chelsea.

With 10 goals, Abraham sits in 2nd position, beating the likes of Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah, Harry Kane and many others.

Tammy Abraham
Tammy Abraham

He has an impressive average of 3.2 shots per game and has won 3.1 aerial duels. He has scored 7 of his goals away from home and seems to be scoring at away games on a regular basis.

He has contributed 37% of the team’s total goals. The 22-year-old is capable of reaching new heights if he plays regularly without any dip in form.

Sergio Aguero

Already a recipient of this award, Aguero’s name cannot be taken off from this list. His goalscoring prowess has been vital to Manchester City’s title-winning campaigns. He sits 3rd, with 9 goals to his name.

Sergio Aguero
Sergio Aguero

The Argentine has a better average with 3.6 shots per game, when compared to the above two, and has played fewer minutes. This season, he has contributed only 28% of the team’s goals so far.

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Verdict

Statistically speaking, Tammy Abraham seems to be in fine form and the 22-year-old could end up being the Golden Boot winner of this campaign.

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Written by Indhrajit James

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