A good striker is truly worth their weight in gold since they are so rare in the game. It seems that some players have a natural talent and instinct when it comes to netting goals. There have been a number goal scorers in the Premier League specifically who have gone on to score hundreds of goals in their career.

5. Thierry Henry

The French striker made his mark on the beautiful game in the early 2000s by scoring 175 goals during his time playing for Arsenal, scoring at a rate of 0.68 goals per match. Henry won the Golden Boot a staggering four times; in the 2001-02, 2003-04, 2004-05, and 2005-06 seasons.

4. Frank Lampard

The English international midfielder had a wonderful career playing for Chelsea, scoring an impressive 177 goals from his position in the middle of the park. Lampard played for West Ham United, Chelsea and a brief spell at Manchester City.

Lampard additionally has the third-highest number of appearances in the Premier League with 609 to his name.

3. Andrew Cole

The English striker’s career spanned close to two decades, playing for Newcastle United, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Fulham, Manchester City, Portsmouth and Sunderland, scoring 187 goals in the process.

Cole won the Golden Boot in the 1993-94 season and won the Premier League title five times during his playing career.

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