Aguero, Immobile top players with most goals per minute in Europe

Aguero, Immobile top players with most goals per minute in Europe

The race for Golden boot has intensified and interestingly Lazio striker Ciro Immobile is taking giant strides above other players across Europe's top five leagues.

The 29-year-old forward has been incredibly involved in massive 28 goals for Lazio this season, marking him out as a potential golden shoe winner when the campaigns come to an end.

And should Immobile win it, he will become the first Serie A player and the first Italian to win the coveted award since Francesco Totti in 2007.

The Italian came through the tough way to lead Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in Europe with his remarkable goals-per-minutes ratio, though behind Man City's Kun Aguero.

In just 1652 minute played, Immobile has scored 23 goals recorded and five assists - but where does he rank on the list of players who have scored over ten goals with an impressive goal per minute ratio?

10. Ángel Rodríguez (Getafe) - 9 goals in 902 minutes

Ángel Rodríguez has scored 9 goals this season with his goal coming every 100 minutes. The striker has been in impressive form and partly responsible for the resurgence of the Spanish side.

9. Lionel Messi (Barcelona) - 14 goals in 1350 minutes

Lionel Messi remains the most outstanding player in Barcelona squad and has been involved in whopping 20 goals in La Liga.

The Argentine has scored 14 goals and grabbed six assists, with every goal coming in 94 minutes.

8. Cristiano Ronaldo (Juventus) - 17 goals in 1585 minutes

Cristiano Ronaldo has unarguably regained his form, having scored 8 goals and just five games.

The goals came in just 1585 minutes, with each of them coming in 93 minutes. Amazing!

7. Josip Ilicic (Atalanta) - 13 goals in 1170 minutes

The Slovenian has grabbed 13 goals, with each of the goals coming up in every 90 minutes.

Ilicic scored a hat-trick in Atalanta's 7-0 mauling of Torino and he is on the go to compete for the golden boot award at the end of the season.

Other players with an outstanding goal per minutes ratio are:

6. Neymar (PSG) - 13 goals in 1141 minutes

5. Kylian Mbappe (PSG) - 13 goals in 1086 minutes

4. Timo Werner (RB Leipzig) - 20 goals in 1605 minutes

3. Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) - 21 goals in 1682 minutes

2. Ciro Immobile (Lazio) - 23 goals in 1652 minutes

1. Sergio Aguero - 16 goals in 1111 minutes

Meanwhile, had reported that Cristiano Ronaldo has overtaken Gerd Muller on the top goalscorers in the football history list, with the Portuguese beating the Germany legend to fifth position after his goal-scoring run for Juventus.

The Portuguese grabbed a cool brace, scoring in each half of the game to open a four-point gap with close league challengers Inter.

Source: Yen

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