Serie A 2018-19: Top 5 contenders for the Golden Boot so far (December 2018)
#4 Mauro Icardi (Argentina, Inter Milan)
Goals scored - 8
The reigning Golden Boot winner is once again in the thick of things in the Serie A. The Argentinean has scored 8 goals from 11 games so far in the league, and 11 goals from 16 games in all competitions.
Icardi took some time to get off the mark this season, failing to score in the first four games. He also missed the game against Bologna with muscular problems.
He found the back of the net for the first time in the league against Fiorentina, going on to score 6 goals in the next 4 games. After missing out against Frosinone after the international break, Icardi scored last weekend against AS Roma.
The Argentinean has also picked up 2 assists at present this season, and is averaging a goal every 108 minutes. He has 25 attempts so far, with 14 of those on target. Mauro Icardi is ranked 4th among the top contenders for the Serie A Golden Boot at the start of December.