Mohamed Salah’s first Season for Liverpool in the Premier League has been nothing short of brilliant, 32 goals and 10 assists is truly a remarkable feat. But you can’t help but notice that a lot of players’ achievements went unnoticed because of Salah’s exceptional performance.
So here’s a list of players whose achievements weren’t appreciated as much:
- Roberto Firmino: First up we have Roberto Firmino, the Brazilian Forward has been absolutely sensational for Liverpool with a total of 27 goals and 14 assists in all competitions. To put things in perspective Firmino has 10 goals and 8 assists in the UEFA Champions League, a combined total of 18 ( goals + assists ) which is the best in the league, even surpassing the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and teammate Mohamed Salah. All this in his debut Champions League Campaign, he has added another 15 goals and 7 assists in the Premier League this season where we have seen him complete dome clever back-heel passes and nonchalantly finish some ‘no-look’ goals. So much so that Firmino’s contract extension was also a ‘no-look’, Bobby Firmino has certainly had a season to remember!
- Harry Kane: The Talismanic English Striker has been very consistent since his first proper full Season for Tottenham in the 2014/15 Season, ever since he has consistently scored 20 + goals every season scoring 21, 25, 29 and 30 goals in this Season. Kane has become one of the most lethal Strikers in the world and has constantly been linked to a move to Real Madrid. With 41 Goals in all competitions. Kane’s Heroics haven’t gone completely unnoticed as he was unveiled as England’s Captain, this could very well be a ‘make or break’ World Cup for Harry Kane.
- Jamie Vardy: The hardworking goal machine hasn’t been a one season wonder like most of his teammates since Leicester’s fairytale 2015/16 Season that saw them against all odds win the Premier League Title. Vardy finished this Season with 20 Goals and finished fourth in the race for the Premier League Golden Boot, only Salah, Kane and Aguero finished above him and Leicester doesn’t possess the playmakers that Liverpool, Spurs or Man City, it’s a testament to Jamie Vardy’s talent and goal scoring capability.
- Sergio Aguero: The Argentine has scored 30 Goals in all competitions in 32 appearances, almost at a goal a game. The Argentine has had an injury-hit Season and missed out on a lot of game time, but every time he played it was almost certain that Aguero would go on to score. This season was even more special for ‘Kun Aguero’ as he surpassed Erik Brooke as Manchester City’s all-time top scorer.