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Harry Kane vows to help Heung-min Son beat Mohamed Salah as Cristiano Ronaldo chases the best gong


Mohamed Salah faces a fight for his third Premier League Golden Boot with Heung-Min Son breathing down his neck.

The Liverpool forward has topped the goalscoring charts for most of the season after a stunning start to the campaign.

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Son may need Kane’s help to beat Salah to Premier League Golden Boot

Harry Kane vows to help Heung-min Son beat Mohamed Salah as Cristiano Ronaldo chases the best gong

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Salah is one of the best scorers in world football

However, he now faces a serious threat in the form of Spurs star Son – who scored his 21st goal of the season in the 3-0 win over Arsenal.

The South Korean is now just one behind Salah with just two matches left to win his first ever top-flight Golden Boot.

Cristiano Ronaldo also remains pretty much in the hunt, but is expected to win at least four in Manchester United’s final game of the season.

Harry Kane – who has won the award twice – has pledged to help teammate Son win this year’s award.

But the England captain, who is Tottenham’s regular penalty taker, stopped short of promising Son’s kicking duties in the club’s last game against Norwich.

“We’ll have to wait and see what happens,” Kane said.

“Sonny has been fantastic for us, another goal tonight, we have another big game on Sunday which I’m sure he’ll be ready for.

“Hopefully we can win him the Golden Boot, that will be good but of course he knows and we know the three points are the most important thing.”

Race for the Premier League Golden Boot

1. Mohamed Salah

  • Goals: 22
  • Aids: 13
  • Remaining matches: Southampton (a), Wolves (h)

2. Son Heung-min

  • Goals: 21
  • Aids: 7
  • Remaining matches: Burnley (h), Norwich (a)

3.Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Goals: 18
  • Assists: 3
  • Remaining games: Crystal Palace (a)


Harry Kane vows to help Heung-min Son beat Mohamed Salah as Cristiano Ronaldo chases the best gong

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Ronaldo would need to score five goals in one game for only the third time in his career

Salah, meanwhile, claimed his goalscoring figures were proof that he should be considered the best in the world at his position.

“If you compare me to any player in my position, not only in my team but in the world, you will find that I am the best,” Salah told beIN Sports.

“I always focus on my job and do my best and my numbers are the best proof of my words.

“I always like to create a new challenge for myself, to work differently and to make a difference and it is my duty.”

Premier League Golden Boot – Top 10

1.Mohamed Salah – 22 goals

2. Heung-min Son – 21 goals

3. Cristiano Ronaldo- 18 goals

4= Diogo Jota, Sadio Mane, Harry Kane, Kevin De Bruyne – 15 goals

8 = Raheem Sterling, Wilfried Zaha – 13 goals

10 = Ivan Toney, Jamie Vardy – 12 goals

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