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Top 3 all-time highest goal-scorers of the Premier League Big Six

  • From Rooney to Lampard, Greaves to Aguero, Rush to Henry, the Premier League's Big Six has had its fair share of prolific goal scorers.
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Modified 20 Dec 2019, 21:03 IST

Wayne Rooney
Wayne Rooney

For time immemorial, the 'Big 6' have dominated the Top 4 place finishes in the Premier League. The Big 6 consist of Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur, and Manchester City.

Millions of football fans around the world eagerly await for a match to be played between any of these six teams. All 6 clubs also have an illustrious history. Some of the biggest names in global football have donned the jerseys of these clubs. 

In this unique article, let us revisit history to see which players have been the all-time goalscorers of the 'Big 6.' We will take 3 goalscorers from each club. 

Note: Goals scored across all competitions (and not just in the Premier League) have been used to arrive at the list. 

# Manchester United

Bobby Charlton
Bobby Charlton

Former Scottish footballer Denis Law comes in at 3rd position in the list of United's all-time top goalscorers. The Centre forward played for The Red Devils from 1962–1973 and scored a commendable 237 goals in 404 appearances for them. The 78-year-old also won the coveted Ballon d'Or award in 1964. Law's goal ratio of 0.59 is the best among the top 3 in this list. 

He is a part of the famous "United Trinity" which consists of George Best and Bobby Charlton apart from him. The legendary player also represented Manchester City, Huddersfield Town, and Torino. 

Bobby Charlton is the second greatest all-time goal scorer for the Red Devils. Apart from being the prolific goal-scorer he was, Charlton is also second in the all-time appearances list for United, just behind Ryan Giggs.

Wayne Rooney is the highest goal-scorer for Manchester United, ever. The now 33-year-old had a glorious career. The Forward played 559 games for The Red Devils and amassed 253 goals -- making him the clubs all-time highest goalscorer. He won 5 Premier League trophies with the club apart from 10 other major trophies. The English footballer is currently playing for D.C. United, a Major League Soccer club. 

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Published 21 Jan 2019, 12:46 IST
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