EPL: Salah overtakes Yakubu Aiyegbeni in scoring charts


Liverpool winger, Mohamed Salah has overtaken former Everton and Blackburn Rovers striker Yakubu Ayegbeni in the Premier League goalscoring chart.

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Salah scored the last goal as the Reds beat Manchester United 4-2 on Thursday night.

It was his 96th goal in 155 appearances in the English top-flight.

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That took him past Aiyegbeni, who scored 95 goals in 252 appearances during his playing career.

Salah is now the third-highest scoring African player in the Premier League, only behind Togo's Emmanuel Adebayor (97 goals) and Ivory Coast's Didier Drogba (104 goals).

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Two of Salah's 96 Premier League goals came during his first stint in England, when he scored twice in 14 matches for Chelsea during the 2013/2014 campaign.


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