Taiwo Awoniyi beats Son, Darwin Nunez, Jesus, etc. in the top 10 best strikers in the EPL, ranked by TalkSport.

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Taiwo Awoniyi beats Son, Darwin Nunez, Jesus, etc. in the top 10 best strikers in the EPL, ranked by TalkSport.

Super Eagles and Nottingham Forest forward Taiwo Awoniyi has been recognized by British media organization TalkSports, earning a spot in their list of the top ten strikers in England.

At 26, the former Liverpool player joined Nottingham Forest after facing stiff competition at Liverpool. Awoniyi played a crucial role in helping Nottingham Forest avoid relegation last season, scoring vital goals.

Ranking higher than players like Gabriel Jesus, Heung-min Son, and Nunez, Awoniyi made history as the third African player to score in seven consecutive Premier League matches. Last season, he netted 11 goals in 30 matches across all competitions for Nottingham Forest.

Awoniyi’s goal ratio of 149 minutes per goal puts him ahead of notable names like Gabriel Jesus, Julian Alvarez, and Heung-min Son. His impressive performances also earned him a call-up to Jose Peseiro’s Super Eagles, where he marked his debut with a goal.

This season, Awoniyi found the back of the net in the opening three games, including goals against Arsenal and Man Utd. He also provided two assists in the subsequent two matches.

The full list of TalkSports’ Top Ten Premier League strikers includes:

10. Julian Alvarez (Manchester City | 188 minutes per goal)

9. Ivan Toney (Brentford | 184 minutes per goal)

8. Heung-min Son (Tottenham | 180 minutes per goal)

7. Callum Wilson (Newcastle United | 179 minutes per goal)

6. Darwin Nunez (Liverpool | 177 minutes per goal)

5. Gabriel Jesus (Arsenal | 168 minutes per goal)

4. Taiwo Awoniyi (Nottingham Forest | 149 mins per goal)

3. Evan Ferguson (Brighton and Hove Albion | 141 minutes per goal)

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2. Alexander Isak (Newcastle | 126 mins per goal)

1. Erling Haaland (Manchester City | 78 minutes per goal)

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