Robin Van Persie Leads Premier League in Goals

Robin Van Persie, Arsenal FC

Robin Van Persie Leads Premier League in Goals

Arsenal superstar, Robin van Persie, celebrated scoring his 35th Premier League goal of the year during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Queens Park Rangers at the Emirates Stadium on December 31, 2011 in London, England.

Only six footballers have scored 10 or more goals this season.

As of December 31, 2011 the Premiership's top goalscorers are:

  Player Team Goals
1 Robin Van Persie Arsenal 17
2 Demba Ba Newcastle United 14
3 Wayne Rooney Manchester United 13
  Sergio Agüero Manchester City 13
5 Yakubu Aiyegbeni Blackburn Rovers 12
6 Edin Dzeko Manchester City 10
7 Emmanuel Adebayor Tottenham Hotspur 9
  Daniel Sturridge Chelsea 9
9 Steven Fletcher Wolverhampton Wanderers 8
  Mario Balotelli Manchester City 8
11 Heidar Helguson Queens Park Rangers 7
  Frank Lampard Chelsea 7
  Ivan Klasnic Bolton Wanderers 7
  Rafael Van der Vaart Tottenham Hotspur 7
  Grant Holt Norwich City 7
  Gareth Bale Tottenham Hotspur 7
17 Jermain Defoe Tottenham Hotspur 6
  Darren Bent Aston Villa 6
  Dimitar Berbatov Manchester United 6
  Steve Morison Norwich City 6
  Clint Dempsey Fulham 6
  Nani Manchester United 6
  Javier Hernández Manchester United 6
  Danny Graham Swansea City 6

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