The Premier League forwards with the best non-penalty goal or assist ratios

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Thierry Henry has the best non-penalty goal or assist ratio in Premier League history with one every 94.3 minutes – but which of the top flight’s current stars are contributing at the quickest rate?

Henry stands alone with a non-penalty goal or assist every 94.3 minutes, but there are three current players running the Arsenal legend pretty close.

We’ve looked at official Premier League numbers on goals, assists and penalties – as well as Transfermarkt data on minutes played in England’s top flight – to see how some of the top Premier League forwards with 50 or more Premier League games stack up.

Sergio Aguero

Minutes – 18,659

Goals – 173

Assists – 45

Penalties – 26

Non-penalty goals/assists – 192

Minutes per NPG/A – 97.2

Gabriel Jesus

Minutes – 3,804

Goals – 30

Assists – 11

Penalties – 2

Non-penalty goals/assists – 39

Minutes per NPG/A – 97.5

Mohamed Salah

Minutes – 7,657

Goals – 62

Assists –  22

Penalties – 6

Non-penalty goals/assists – 78

Minutes per NPG/A – 98.2

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Minutes – 4,960

Goals – 40

Assists – 9

Penalties – 5

Non-penalty goals/assists – 44

Minutes per NPG/A – 112.7

Harry Kane

Minutes – 15,710

Goals – 132

Assists – 19

Penalties – 19

Non-penalty goals/assists – 132

Minutes per NPG/A – 119

Alexandre Lacazette

Minutes – 5,211

Goals – 31

Assists – 13

Penalties – 2

Non-penalty goals/assists – 42

Minutes per NPG/A – 124.1

Sadio Mane

Minutes – 13,341

Goals – 74

Assists – 24

Penalties – 0

Non-penalty goals/assists – 98

Minutes per NPG/A – 136.1

Roberto Firmino

Minutes – 11,542

Goals – 52

Assists – 30

Penalties – 2

Non-penalty goals/assists – 80

Minutes per NPG/A – 144.3

Jamie Vardy

Minutes – 15,377

Goals – 92

Assists – 27

Penalties -16

Non-penalty goals/assists – 103

Minutes per NPG/A – 149.3

Raheem Sterling

Minutes – 17,917

Goals – 73

Assists – 44

Penalties – 1

Non-penalty goals/assists – 116

Minutes per NPG/A – 154.4

Marcus Rashford

Minutes – 7,840

Goals – 34

Assists – 18

Penalties – 2

Non-penalty goals/assists – 50

Minutes per NPG/A – 156.8


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