Wayne Rooney is the only man who can dethrone Alan Shearer from the summit of all-time goal scoring charts. He seems to be coming to the end of his career before he even hits the 200 mark. He signed a two-year deal at Everton this summer. He will need to score around 63 goals from now to beat Shearer record.
Let’s look at 5 other stars making the top five;
5. Thierry Henry- 175 goals
Former France International Thierry Henry scored 226 goals for Arsenal but only 175 of them came in the Premier League. He comes 5th in the goal charts.The Gunners legend won 2 Premier League titles, 3 FA Cups and 2 FA Community Shield. He now works as a football pundit for Sky sports after completing his coaching badges.
4. Frank Lampard-177 goals
Former Chelsea star Frank Lampard scored 211 goals for the Blues but only 177 of them came in the Premier League. Other goals came from his spells at West Ham, Swansea and Manchester City. He helped the London giants to win 3 league titles, 4 FA Cups, 2 League Cups, 1 Champions League, 1 Europa League, 2 FA Community Shield.
He jumped former Arsenal star, Thierry Henry, to end his career at the 4th spot behind Rooney, Cole, and Shearer. He is one of the highest scoring midfielders in the league history.