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Is Salah to beat Drogba’s record?

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Following the amazing performance on Saturday Salah has reached 28 goals in this Premier League season. In comparison, Drogba’s record is 29.

After scoring four goals in the 5-0 game over Watford, Mohamed is closing in on Drogba’s record for being the African who has scored the most goals in a single Premier League season – 29. He beat Emmanuel Adebayor, who was able to net in 24 goals back in the 2007/08 season while he was still playing in Arsenal, according to the official website of the Premier League.

Other than that, he overthrew Harry Kane as the leader in the standings of the season for most goals scored, which means he is one step closer to winning the Premier League Golden Boot as well, according to Premier League.

Having a look at the standings of the Africans who have been able to score the most goals in a single season, Drogba is at the top with his 29 goals, scored for Chelsea back in 2009/10. Next up is Salah with his 28, the aforementioned Adebayor, Drogba again with 20 in 2006/07 and Toure to wrap up the top ten with 20 as well for Manchester City.