- Robert Lewandowski | Bayern Munich | 26 goals (52)
Bayern Munich’s most influential player and one of the best strikers in the world currently, Robert Lewandowski has scored a total of 26 goals in the league so far with his incredible control on the ball and his clinical finishing. Lewandowski has continued to hit the back of the net with regularity despite heading into his mid-thirties.
- Andre Silva | Eintracht Frankfurt | 18 goals (36)
After not many inspiring moments at AC Milan and Sevilla, Andre Silva has appeared to have found his touch in the Bundesliga, where he is one of the main goal threats for Eintracht Frankfurt. He is the second highest goal scorer in the Bundesliga this season just behind Robert Lewandowski. Reports suggest Silva is generating interests from a variety of top clubs including the English giants Manchester United.
- Cristiano Ronaldo | Juventus | 18 goals (36)
Cristiano Ronaldo has been prolific from the beginning this season, despite a brief Covid-19-enforced period of isolation. He will hope to clinch an award he hasn’t got his hands on since 2014-15. A brace from Cristiano Ronaldo saw Juventus beat Crotone 3-0 and are still in the race to win the league challenging Inter Milan who currently are on the top.
- Mohamed Salah | Liverpool | 17 goals (34)
Liverpool ace Mohamed Salah has been forced to share the goals with Sadio Mane in recent seasons, but the Egyptian remains a terrific threat and will be aiming to surpass 100 league goals for the Reds this season.
- Erling Haaland | Borussia Dortmund | 17 goals (34)
Having joined Borussia Dortmund mid-way through last season, there were some doubts about Erling Haaland’s capacity to make the step up in the Bundesliga, but his transition has been seamless. Indeed, his goal return so far suggests that he has even taken it up a notch. His strength and pace on the ball makes him a deadly number 9.
- Romelu Lukaku | Inter | 17 goals (34)
After his departure from Manchester United, Romelu Lukaku continues to shine at Inter and his worth to the club is reflected in the fact that he reached the 50-goal milestone for the club, doing so in fewer games than the legendary Ronaldo Nazario. The Belgium international considers himself among the top five strikers in the world and he will be eager to back up that claim by challenging for top scorer awards.
- Lionel Messi | Barcelona | 16 goals (32)
One of the greatest goalscorers of all time, Lionel Messi got off to a slow start in 2020-21, but he has shown signs of improvement in the second half of the season getting to 16 goals this season in his 32 apps for the club this season.
- Luis Suarez | Atletico Madrid | 16 goals (32)
He may be into his thirties, but Luis Suarez remains one of the best strikers in La Liga and he continues to find the back of the net for Atletico Madrid, scoring 16 goals in the league so far.
- Kylian Mbappe | PSG | 16 goals (32)
Injuries and the Covid-19 pandemic severely impacted Kylian Mbappe’s goal return last season, but he has hit the ground running for Paris Saint-Germain in 2020-21.
- Bruno Fernandes | Man Utd | 15 goals (30)
Bruno Fernandes has been a breath of fresh air for Manchester United and the attacking midfielder is central to much of the Red Devils’ good play. As well as setting up his team-mates, the Portugal international gets on the scoresheet himself and is the main penalty taker, meaning he is sure to get his share of goals over the season.