Who will be the Premier League top goalscorer 2016/17?
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Top goalscorer is always one of the favourite betting markets. So who will be the highest scorer in the Premier League for the 2016/17 season? Let’s look at some of the favourites according to the latest Sky Bet odds. If any of the candidates take your fancy, you can always have a flutter via the Sky Bet mobile app.
Sergio Aguero – 7/2
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is the early favourite to top the scoring charts for the 2016/17. The Argentina international finished joint-second last season, but injuries meant he played far fewer games than rivals Harry Kane and Jamie Vardy. Will new City boss Pep Guardiola be able to get even more from the 28-year-old?
Harry Kane – 5/1
Harry Kane was the Premier League’s top goalscorer for 2015/16 and is among the favourites to repeat that feat. He bagged 25 league goals last season. A similar haul would certainly keep the 22-year-old England international in the mix.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic – 9/1
Manchester United signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic is the new arrival with the shortest odds after his free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain. The 34-year-old is 9/1 to storm the Premier League goalscoring charts as he has done in France’s Ligue 1.
Romelu Lukaku – 12/1
Everton star Romelu Lukaku was fourth top goalscorer last season and the betting odds have him finishing in the same position in 2016/17. Of course, there are no guarantees that he will be scoring his goals for the Toffees. The Belgium international has been linked with moves to other Premier League sides.
Jamie Vardy – 14/1
After firing Leicester City to the Premier League title with his 24 goals last season, can Jamie Vardy keep his form going in the 2016/17 campaign or will opposition defences have worked out how to contain him and his team-mates? The 29-year-old has rejected the chance to join Arsenal in favour of going again with the Foxes.
Michy Batshuayi – 14/1
Another new arrival, Michy Batshuayi has signed for Chelsea from French side Marseille in a big-money deal. He scored 17 goals in 36 Ligue 1 games last season. The Belgium international will probably have to increase his return in order to win the Premier League’s golden boot.
*all odds correct at time of writing