The Egyptian star, Mohamed Salah, the Liverpool striker, seeks to achieve a new record, when the Reds host his counterpart Manchester City, on Sunday, at “Anfield” in the summit of the seventh round of the English Premier League competitions “Premier League”.
Pharaoh Mohamed Salah is looking for two goals against Manchester City, to reach the 104th goal in his history in the English Premier League, and to equal the number of Ivorian Didier Drogba, the former Chelsea star, who is the top African scorer in the Premier League.
Mohamed Salah has scored 102 goals so far in the English Premier League (100 with Liverpool and two with Chelsea).
Senegalese star Sadio Mane is also seeking to score two goals in the City match, in order to reach the 100th goal in the Premier League, to be the 31st player to achieve this feat.
The list of historical African scorers in the English Premier League is as follows
1- Ivorian Didier Drogba: 104 goals
2- Egyptian Mohamed Salah: 102 goals
3- Senegalese Sadio Mane: 98 goals
4- Togolese Emmanuel Adebayor: 97 goals
5- Nigerian Yakubu Igebeni: 95 goals
6- Algerian Riyad Mahrez: 67 goals
7- Gabonese Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: 66 goals
8- Ivorian Yaya Toure: 62 goals
9- Nigerian Nwankwo Kano: 54 goals
10- Nigerian Eva Ikoko: 53 goals