Comparing Mo Salah and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Premier League records

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Man Utd's Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool's Mohamed Salah

Mohamed Salah has developed into one of the best players in the world at Liverpool, but how does his Premier League record compare to an all-time great – Manchester United‘s Cristiano Ronaldo?

After struggling to make an impact at Chelsea, Salah returned to England in 2017 and won the Golden Boot award in his first two seasons at Anfield before lifting the Premier League in 2019-20, while he looks like reaching new heights with some scintillating form to kick off 2021-22.

Meanwhile, Cristiano Ronaldo secured his status as a Premier League legend long before he went and set new records at Real Madrid and Juventus, but now he’s back at Manchester United and banging in the goals for them once again.

Ronaldo has racked up more appearances in the competition than Salah, but how do their overall records compare? We’ve taken a look.

Mohamed Salah

Games: 166
Starts: 152
Sub appearances: 14

Goals: 104
Assists: 42

Free-kicks scored: 0
Penalties scored: 14

Minutes per goal: 129
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 148
Minutes per goal or assist: 91

Cristiano Ronaldo

Games: 201
Starts: 161
Sub appearances: 40

Goals: 87
Assists: 45

Free-kicks scored: 9
Penalties scored: 11

Minutes per goal: 172
Minutes per non-penalty goal: 196
Minutes per goal or assist: 113

Cristiano Ronaldo Manchester United

READ: Seven records Cristiano Ronaldo will be looking to break at Manchester United


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