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Fernando Torres celebrates scoring in the Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield, Liverpool, March 2010.

Ranking Liverpool’s top 20 PL goalscorers by their goals per game

Liverpool have been graced by some legendary goalscorers over the past three decades – but which of their top 20 Premier League marksmen has the best goals-per-game ratio?

Some have earnt their place on this list through sheer longevity, while others enjoyed time at Anfield that became the definition of short and sweet.

But, of the current top 20 all-time scorers in the Premier League, who comes out on top when it comes to the rate at which they found the target? How many have hit one in two or more?

We’ve taken the top 20 in terms of total goals scored and re-ordered them by their scoring rate, from lowest to highest.

20. Jordan Henderson

Games: 347
Goals: 29
Goals per game: 0.08

19. Jamie Redknapp

Games: 231
Goals: 30
Goals per game: 0.13

18. Danny Murphy

Games: 170
Goals: 25
Goals per game: 0.15

17. Steve McManaman

Games: 240
Goals: 41
Goals per game: 0.17

16. Patrik Berger

Games: 148
Goals: 28
Goals per game: 0.19

15. Steven Gerrard

Games: 504
Goals: 121
Goals per game: 0.24

14. Dirk Kuyt

Games: 208
Goals: 51
Goals per game: 0.25

Liverpool's Dirk Kuyt celebrates scoring scoring with Luis Suarez and Rodriguez Maxi in the Premier League game against Manchester United at Anfield, Liverpool. 6 March 2011.

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13. Emile Heskey

Games: 150
Goals: 39
Goals per game: 0.26

12. Philippe Coutinho

Games: 152
Goals: 41
Goals per game: 0.27

11. Roberto Firmino

Games: 249
Goals: 79
Goals per game: 0.32

10. Ian Rush

Games: 130
Goals: 45
Goals per game: 0.35

9. Diogo Jota

Games: 63
Goals: 24
Goals per game: 0.38

8. Stan Collymore

Games: 61
Goals: 26
Goals per game: 0.43

7. Daniel Sturridge

Games: 116
Goals: 51
Goals per game: 0.44

Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring his sides fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion held at Anfield in Liverpool, UK on Oct. 26, 2013.

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6. Sadio Mane

Games: 196
Goals: 90
Goals per game: 0.46

5. Robbie Fowler

Games: 266
Goals: 128
Goals per game: 0.48

4. Michael Owen

Games: 216
Goals: 118
Goals per game: 0.55

Michael Owen celebrates goal against Arsenal

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3. Luis Suarez

Games: 110
Goals: 69
Goals per game: 0.63

2. Mohamed Salah

Games: 205
Goals: 129
Goals per game: 0.63

1. Fernando Torres

Games: 102
Goals: 65
Goals per game: 0.64


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