Robin Van Persie, Edin Dzeko, Wayne Rooney, Sergio Aguero and Demba Ba Lead Premier League in Goals

Robin Van Persie

Robin van Persie Leads Premiership in Goals

Arsenal’s Robin Van Persie leads the Premier League in goals with 11, followed by Edin Dzeko with 10 goals, Wayne Rooney and Sergio Auguero with 9 goals each and Demba Ba with 8 goals.

1 Robin Van Persie Arsenal 11
2 Edin Dzeko Manchester City 10
3 Wayne Rooney Manchester United 9
  Sergio Agüero Manchester City 9
5 Demba Ba Newcastle United 8
6 Frank Lampard Chelsea 6
  Rafael Van der Vaart Tottenham Hotspur 6
8 Darren Bent Aston Villa 5
  Ivan Klasnic Bolton Wanderers 5
  Gabriel Agbonlahor Aston Villa 5
  Mario Balotelli Manchester City 5

 STATS

Robin Van Perie

  • Squad No: 11
  • Position: Forward
  • Age: 28
  • Birth Date: Aug 6, 1983
  • Birth Place: Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Height: 6′ 0” (1.83m)
  • Weight: 160 lbs (72.4 kg)
  • “He is very intelligent and talented but most of all he is passionate about the game. At the start we gave him Dennis Bergkamp as a role model. And he has grown into the Bergkamp role. He is becoming like Dennis in his passing – and he scores more goals than Dennis. He respected Dennis and listened to his advice.” Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger in February 2009.

    Edin Dzeko

  • Squad No: 10
  • Position: Forward
  • Age: 25
  • Birth Date: Mar 17, 1986
  • Birth Place: Sarajevo, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Height: 6′ 3” (1.91m)
  • Weight: 84 kg
  • “Everybody says that England is the perfect league for me with my style.” Edin Dzeko, January 2011.

    Wayne Rooney

  • Squad No: 10
  • Position: Forward
  • Age: 26
  • Birth Date: Oct 24, 1985
  • Birth Place: Liverpool
  • Height: 5′ 10” (1.78m)
  • Weight: 175 lbs (79.4 kg)
  • “We all know football players at the top level are blessed with high wages, it’s no secret. But Rooney would play for 100 euros-a-week. You can see the fire in his eyes. It’s that fire which makes him the best of the best.” 2009 World Player of the Year Lionel Messi praises Rooney’s passion.

    Sergio Auguero

  • Full Name: Sergio Aguero
  • Squad No: 10
  • Position: Forward
  • Age: 23
  • Birth Date: Jun 2, 1988
  • Birth Place: Quilmes, Argentina
  • Height: 5′ 7” (1.70m)
  • Weight: 69 kg
  • ”Every era has its best soccer player and hopefully Aguero is the best of this. He is going through a very good time and when he has the ball at his feet there is the feeling that something will happen, and always good.’ Does that sound like anyone familiar?” Atletico president Enrique Cerezo, October 2008.

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