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Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang share Premier League Golden Boot with 22 goals

The crown for English Premier League’s leading scorer for 2018-19 ended in a three-way tie, the Golden Boot for leading goalscorer will be shared between Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after all three finished on 22 goals.Sergio Aguero, of champions Manchester City, was next in line with 21 goals

The Senegalese forward Sadio Mane briefly offered the Reds title hope, while taking his tally to 22 in what has been a personal-best campaign in front of the net.

Aubameyang scored twice in Arsenal’s 3-1 win at Burnley to to join Salah and his Liverpool teammate Mane, who netted a final-day double against Wolves, on 22 goals for the Premier League season.

Mohamed Salah will not consider the Golden Boot to be consolation as he finished the season with more assists than his two rivals, this isn’t taken into account so all three will share the honour.

This is the third time in Premier League history – Chris Sutton, Michael Owen and Dion Dublin shared it in the 1997-98 season and Jimmy-Floyd Hasselbaink, Michael Owen and Dwight Yorke were tied in 1998-99.

Salah has now won the award two seasons in a row but this term’s winning tally was the lowest by players in English football’s top-flight since 2010/11 when Dimitar Berbatov and Carlos Tevez shared the Golden Boot with 20 goals apiece.

Aubameyang’s is arguably the most impressive total as his 22 goals came in just 2,731 minutes of Premier League football this season at a rate of one goal every 124 minutes.

Mane played 3,085 minutes of league action with his goals coming every 140 minutes, while Salah played 3,256 minutes and scored every 148 minutes on average.

PREMIER LEAGUE LEADING SCORERS 2018-19 
Player Club Goals Assists Minutes played Minutes per goal
Mohamed Salah Liverpool 22 8 3256 148
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Arsenal 22 5 2731 124
Sadio Mane Liverpool 22 1 3085 140
Sergio Aguero Manchester City 21 8 2479 118
Jamie Vardy Leicester 18 4 2728 152
Raheem Sterling Manchester City 17 10 2776 163
Harry Kane Tottenham 17 4 2427 143
Eden Hazard Chelsea 16 15 2925 183
Callum Wilson Bournemouth 14 9 2534 181
Paul Pogba Manchester United 13 9 3009 231
Alexandre Lacazette Arsenal 13 8 2505 193
Raul Jimenez Wolves 13 7 3122 240
Gylfi Sigurdsson Everton 13 6 3127 241
Glenn Murray Brighton 13 1 2513 193
Richarlison Everton 13 1 2678 206

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