In just a few days the Premier League 2017/2018 season begins. Of course the normal discussions have begun.

Who will win the title?

Who will get relegated?

Who did the best business over the summer?

Well we’re going to take a look at who we believe are the front runners for picking up the golden boot in the new campaign.

 

Harry Kane

How can you ever rule out the previous winner. With Tottenham likely to be near the top again and Kane pretty much guarenteed to be leading the line, he’s in with just as much a chance as last season.

 

Sergio Aguero

Aguero will be on the potential top scorer list until the day he leaves the premier league. When you have a proven record as good as his for scoring goals, it’s hard not to be considered. Aguero’s only issue is his team-mate G.Jesus and how many games he’ll start this season ahead of Aguero.

 

Lukaku

After scoring a relentless amount of goals at Everton respectfully, many are excited about the prospect of Lukaku being in a real top team with world class players to set him up. This combination could make Lukaku the top goalscorer by May 2018.

 

Morata

Morata has the bonus of being new to the league. He’s tall, strong, quick and he’s played at the highest level. He should fit right into the premier league and pick up where Diego Costa left-off.

 

Lacazette

Lacazette has the same bonus as Morata as he’s new to the league. His chance conversion ratio is great, he has bags of pace, great finishing ability and quick feet. In an Arsenal side that loves to pass it’s pretty nailed on that Lacazette is going to score plenty in this campaign and is in fact Michael Owen’s pick for top scorer.

 

Gabriel Jesus

Jesus got his Man City career off to a bang when he arrived, however injury stopped his momentum. Jesus is one of the most talented young players in the world with Pele even saying that he’s better than £198m Neymar. If Jesus is to get the top scorer crown, then he has to hope Pep Guardiola makes this possible by selecting him over Sergio Aguero in the games where Man City play with one striker.

 

Our Choice:

In our opinion Alvaro Morata will finish the campaign as the top goalscorer. The key component is the number of top quality strikers at each club. With 2 at City, 2 at Arsenal and no real striker at Liverpool, it gives Morata more game time than some of his closest challengers.

His main competition will come from Kane and Lukaku, however Tottenham haven’t signed as of yet which always hurts a team, and Lukaku is very inconsistent even if he is unstoppable when he’s at his best.

We believe that Morata will get the most game time, combined with a solid Chelsea team that supplies chances from all over the field. The fact that he’s an all-round striker who can use his head or his feet and premier league defenders are not yet familiar with him, all add up to make him our favorite for the crown.

 

Honourable Mentions

Alexis Sanchez – Sanchez was Arsenal’s main man last season, but will likely let Lacazette score the majority of the goals in this campaign. Also his future isn’t certain and it’s unlikely that he’ll out-score Aguero or Jesus from the left wing at Manchester City if he leaves.

Iheanacho – Kelechi has the best minutes to goal ratio in Premier League history, he scores 1 every 70 minutes. However this is from off the bench. If he repeats this kind of scoring record at Leicester then Vardy may be out of a job.

Jamie Vardy – Vardy has the pace and finishing ability to score 20 plus goals in any premier league side. With Iheanacho by his side Leicester have a scary attack, however with the goals likely to be shared, Vardy may miss out on the top scorer crown.

Javier Hernandez – A goal scoring machine wherever he goes. Hernandez will get goals guarenteed, however being the top scorer may just be out of reach as West Ham won’t dominate games and provide the same number of chances as a top scorer needs.

Diego Costa – If somehow Costa remains at Chelsea, then we could well see another storming season from the brutish centre forward. However it’s likely that he’ll leave before the window ends and with Morata as competition his game time may become limited even if he does stay.

Firmino – As Liverpool don’t currently have an out-and-out striker, Firmino has been selected to play up-top by Klopp. Liverpool’s midfield and wide areas are full of creativity, but without Firmino being a natural striker he could struggle to get past 15 goals for the season.

In just a few days the Premier League 2017/2018 season begins. Of course the normal discussions have begun.

Who will win the title?

Who will get relegated?

Who did the best business over the summer?

Well we're going to take a look at who we believe are the front runners for picking up the golden boot in the new campaign.

 

Harry Kane

How can you ever rule out the previous winner. With Tottenham likely to be near the top again and Kane pretty much guarenteed to be leading the line, he's in with just as much a chance as last season.

 

Sergio Aguero

Aguero will be on the potential top scorer list until the day he leaves the premier league. When you have a proven record as good as his for scoring goals, it's hard not to be considered. Aguero's only issue is his team-mate G.Jesus and how many games he'll start this season ahead of Aguero.

 

Lukaku

After scoring a relentless amount of goals at Everton respectfully, many are excited about the prospect of Lukaku being in a real top team with world class players to set him up. This combination could make Lukaku the top goalscorer by May 2018.

 

Morata

Morata has the bonus of being new to the league. He's tall, strong, quick and he's played at the highest level. He should fit right into the premier league and pick up where Diego Costa left-off.

 

Lacazette

Lacazette has the same bonus as Morata as he's new to the league. His chance conversion ratio is great, he has bags of pace, great finishing ability and quick feet. In an Arsenal side that loves to pass it's pretty nailed on that Lacazette is going to score plenty in this campaign and is in fact Michael Owen's pick for top scorer.

 

Gabriel Jesus

Jesus got his Man City career off to a bang when he arrived, however injury stopped his momentum. Jesus is one of the most talented young players in the world with Pele even saying that he's better than £198m Neymar. If Jesus is to get the top scorer crown, then he has to hope Pep Guardiola makes this possible by selecting him over Sergio Aguero in the games where Man City play with one striker.

 

Our Choice:

In our opinion Alvaro Morata will finish the campaign as the top goalscorer. The key component is the number of top quality strikers at each club. With 2 at City, 2 at Arsenal and no real striker at Liverpool, it gives Morata more game time than some of his closest challengers.

His main competition will come from Kane and Lukaku, however Tottenham haven't signed as of yet which always hurts a team, and Lukaku is very inconsistent even if he is unstoppable when he's at his best.

We believe that Morata will get the most game time, combined with a solid Chelsea team that supplies chances from all over the field. The fact that he's an all-round striker who can use his head or his feet and premier league defenders are not yet familiar with him, all add up to make him our favorite for the crown.

 

Honourable Mentions

Alexis Sanchez - Sanchez was Arsenal's main man last season, but will likely let Lacazette score the majority of the goals in this campaign. Also his future isn't certain and it's unlikely that he'll out-score Aguero or Jesus from the left wing at Manchester City if he leaves.

Iheanacho - Kelechi has the best minutes to goal ratio in Premier League history, he scores 1 every 70 minutes. However this is from off the bench. If he repeats this kind of scoring record at Leicester then Vardy may be out of a job.

Jamie Vardy - Vardy has the pace and finishing ability to score 20 plus goals in any premier league side. With Iheanacho by his side Leicester have a scary attack, however with the goals likely to be shared, Vardy may miss out on the top scorer crown.

Javier Hernandez - A goal scoring machine wherever he goes. Hernandez will get goals guarenteed, however being the top scorer may just be out of reach as West Ham won't dominate games and provide the same number of chances as a top scorer needs.

Diego Costa - If somehow Costa remains at Chelsea, then we could well see another storming season from the brutish centre forward. However it's likely that he'll leave before the window ends and with Morata as competition his game time may become limited even if he does stay.

Firmino - As Liverpool don't currently have an out-and-out striker, Firmino has been selected to play up-top by Klopp. Liverpool's midfield and wide areas are full of creativity, but without Firmino being a natural striker he could struggle to get past 15 goals for the season.