Premier League top scorer odds: Will Solanke stun us as top English gun?

The current Premier League top scorer odds are largely in Erling Haaland's favour, as despite being injured at the moment, he is 4/9 favourite to win the Golden Boot for the second consecutive season. The Manchester City star is leading the charts with 14 goals alongside Liverpool's Mohamed Salah, who is 8/1 second-favourite to finish at the summit.

Is there a chance an Englishman could win it? No English player has won the Golden Boot since Harry Kane in 2020/21, and the former Tottenham Hotspur man has won three of the previous eight available. Nonetheless, it could be time for another to step up this season, as we analyse which Englishmen are in the frame to finish top of the tree…

Premier League top scorer odds – Current outrights

Solanke is the highest-scoring Englishman – Photo by Icon sport

Dominic Solanke (Bournemouth) – 20/1

Solanke is currently the most likely Englishman with betting markets to finish as the league's top scorer. He is currently joint-third in the charts with Tottenham's Son Heung-min, registering 12 goals so far, and has attracted interest from the traditional ‘big six' as a result.

Solanke also takes the second-most amount of shots (3.4) per game of all players in the league, meaning there are more chances for him to find the back of the net, and he is very much the main man at Bournemouth, so a lot of their play comes through him. Nonetheless, considering he is playing for a team that were expected to struggle at the start of the season, Solanke's numbers are very impressive, and given he is only two goals behind Haaland and Salah, he should not be completely ruled out of the running.

Watkins is playing for a Champions League-chasing team – Photo by Icon sport

Ollie Watkins (Aston Villa) – 30/1

Watkins is slightly behind Solanke with nine goals this season, but is playing for a stronger team in Aston Villa. Unai Emery's side have surprised everyone with their success, sitting in fourth place in the league and looking likely to earn a UEFA Champions League spot.

Watkins also ranks second for English strikers in terms of shots (2.9) per match, only behind Solanke, and at Villa, he will be expected to get more chances to score from now until the end of the campaign.

Bowen has been used as a striker this season – Photo by Icon sport

Jarrod Bowen (West Ham) – 50/1

Bowen has registered 11 goals so far this season, with only Solanke beating him in terms of English players. This is even more impressive considering he plays for a West Ham side that are not always on the front foot, and like to play on the counter-attack.

Bowen's minutes are secure too, having only missed one game all season, and so if he keeps this up, he will have more chances to continue raking in the goals.

Wilson is an outsider to win the Golden Boot. Gareth Evans/News Images/Sipa USA – Photo by Icon sport

Callum Wilson (Newcastle) – 100/1

Wilson is very much an outsider in terms of finishing as the league's top scorer, with just seven to his name so far. He also faces competition with Alexander Isak for a starting place in the side, and has been linked with a surprise loan move to Atletico Madrid in the January transfer window.

However, Wilson is playing for a free-scoring Newcastle team who are the sixth-highest scorers (41) in the league, despite currently sitting in 10th place, and so a strong end to the season could see him make a late dash for the Golden Boot.


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