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List Of The Top Goal Contributors In The Premier League Since 2000

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List Of The Top Goal Contributors In The Premier League Since 2000

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Wayne Rooney has topped the charts for the player with the most goal contributions in the Premier League since the turn of the century.

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In a recent vote, Manchester United's all time top goalscorer was named as the best British player in football history, which is some achievement.

Rooney's goal scoring feats in the Premier League saw him come closer to anyone to catching Alan Shearer's record of 260 goals in the competition.

With 64 assists, Shearer is also top of the most goal contribution list but Rooney is only 13 off him when it comes to that and if it's only counted in the past 22 years, then the former England star leads the way by miles.

The former Derby County manager is top of the list from this century by 49 goal contributions, to Frank Lampard, in a list compiled by PopFoot.

40. Christian Benteke – 280 games - 86 goals, 22 assists = 108 total

39. Ruud van Nistelrooy – 150 games - 95 goals, 14 assists = 109 total

Van Nistelrooy graced the Premier League for five seasons. Image: Alamy
Van Nistelrooy graced the Premier League for five seasons. Image: Alamy

38. Fernando Torres – 212 games - 85 goals, 29 assists = 114 total

=. Gylfi Sigurdsson – 318 games - 67 goals, 50 assists = 117 total

36. Roberto Firmino – 231 games - 71 goals, 46 assists = 117 total

=. Olivier Giroud- 255 games - 90 goals, 28 assists = 118 total

34. Christian Eriksen – 237 games - 52 goals, 66 assists = 118 total

33. Ashley Young – 393 games - 48 goals, 71 assists = 119 total

32. Carlos Tevez – 202 games - 84 goals, 36 assists = 120 total

Tevez had goals for Manchester City, Manchester United and West Ham. Image: Alamy
Tevez had goals for Manchester City, Manchester United and West Ham. Image: Alamy

31. Darren Bent – 276 games - 106 goals, 15 assists = 121 total

30. Riyad Mahrez – 254 games - 77 goals, 51 assists = 128 total

29. Theo Walcott – 377 games - 78 goals, 54 assists = 132 total

=. Michael Owen – 258 games - 112 goals, 21 assists = 133 total

27. Emmanuel Adebayor – 242 games - 97 goals, 36 assists = 133 total

26. Dimitar Berbatov – 229 games - 94 goals, 40 assists = 134 total

=. Nicolas Anelka – 300 games - 102 goals, 37 assists = 139 total

=. Sadio Mane – 263 games - 111 goals, 28 assists = 139 total

Mane won't be contributing any more Premier League goals after moving to Bayern Munich. Image: Alamy
Mane won't be contributing any more Premier League goals after moving to Bayern Munich. Image: Alamy

=. Eden Hazard – 245 games - 85 goals, 54 assists = 139 total

=. Heung-Min Son – 232 games - 93 goals, 46 assists = 139 total

21. Cristiano Ronaldo – 226 games - 102 goals, 37 assists = 139 total

=. James Milner – 588 games - 55 goals, 86 assists = 141 total

19. Ryan Giggs – 352 games - 49 goals, 92 assists = 141 total

18. Kevin De Bruyne – 210 games - 57 goals, 86 assists = 143 total

17. Robbie Keane – 318 games - 114 goals, 37 assists = 151 total

Robbie Keane celebrates scoring for one of the many clubs he dreamed of playing for. Image: Alamy
Robbie Keane celebrates scoring for one of the many clubs he dreamed of playing for. Image: Alamy

16. David Silva – 309 games - 60 goals, 93 assists = 153 total

15. Romelu Lukaku – 278 games - 121 goals, 35 assists = 156 total

14. Didier Drogba – 254 games - 104 goals, 55 assists = 159 total

13. Cesc Fabregas – 350 games - 50 goals, 111 assists = 161 total

12. Raheem Sterling – 317 games - 109 goals, 56 assists = 165 total

11. Peter Crouch – 467 games - 108 goals, 58 assists = 166 total

10. Mohamed Salah – 193 games - 120 goals, 47 assists = 167 total

9. Jamie Vardy – 270 games - 133 goals, 40 assists = 173 total

Vardy makes it into the top 10. Image: Alamy
Vardy makes it into the top 10. Image: Alamy

8. Jermain Defoe – 496 games - 163 goals, 33 assists = 196 total

7. Robin van Persie – 280 games - 144 goals, 58 assists = 202 total

6. Steven Gerrard – 463 games - 119 goals, 92 assists = 211 total

5. Harry Kane – 279 games - 183 goals, 43 assists = 226 total

4. Sergio Aguero – 275 games - 184 goals, 47 assists = 231 total

3. Thierry Henry – 258 games - 175 goals, 74 assists = 249 total

2. Frank Lampard – 491 games - 160 goals, 102 assists = 262 total

Rooney's most famous goal contribution. Image: Alamy
Rooney's most famous goal contribution. Image: Alamy

1. Wayne Rooney – 491 games - 208 goals, 103 assists = 311 total

Topics: Wayne Rooney, Manchester United, Premier League, Frank Lampard, Thierry Henry, Sergio Aguero, Harry Kane

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