Africans in Europe: Aubameyang’s absence allows Salah to extend EPL goal-scorer lead
Futaa Africans in Europe focus has seen Liverpool and Egypt’s Mohamed Salah increase his goal lead ahead of Gabon & Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as the English Premier League’s top goal-scorer.
Aubameyang's illness and consequent absence from Arsenal’s 2-1 win over Huddersfield last weekend allowed Liverpool’s Salah to score and extend his leading goal tally in a 3-0 win over Bournemouth.
The Egyptian now tops the scorer’s list with 17 goals, while Aubameyang remains two goals behind on 15 goals.
Top five list of goal leaders:
- Mohamed Salah - 17
- Sergio Aguero - 17
- Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang - 15
- Harry Kane - 14
- Eden Hazard - 12