Over the years Premier League have had some really great strikers. Some of these strikers were more efficient than others and scored goals with greater ease. In this article, let us have a look at the players with best goals per minute ratio in the Premier League history.
Here are the top 10 players with best goals per minute ratio in the Premier League history, with minimum of 50 goals scored. [Stats till 31st March, 2020]
5. Rudd Van Nistelrooy [95 Goals] [128.8 mins/goal]
Former Manchester United striker Ruud Van Nistelrooy scored 95 goals in 150 apps during his 5 year spell at Man Utd.He was signed in 2001 from PSV for €19 million. He won the Premier League in 2002-03 season and was also adjudged the Premier League player of the season for that particular season.
Coming in at number five in the list, he will go down in history as one of the most potent goalscorers with 95 strikes for United.
4. Mo. Salah [56 Goals] [124.46 mins/goal]
Salah has been a revolution at Liverpool. Since his arrival, Liverpool have reached the UCL final twice, winning one of them. He also won the PFA player of the year award in his first season with the reds.
Salah is predominantly known for his speed, movement, clinical finishing, agility, dribbling skills, first touch, and ball control. He also has the ability to use both his pace and flair on the ball in order to beat opponents, and create scoring opportunities for himself or his teammates.
3. Thierry Henry [175 Goals] [121.8 mins/goal]
Thierry Henry was a joy to watch during his time at Arsenal in the Premier League and he scored some outrageous goals during his spell in North London.
The Frenchman won 2 Leagues and 3 FA cup during his tenure at the club, including an invincible season in 2003-04. He was runner-up for the ‘FIFA World Player of the Year’ twice, he won the PFA player’s player of the year twice FWA footballer of the year three times.
There is a statue of the forward outside the new Emirates stadium and it’s easy to see why on this evidence.