Premier League: All-time top goal-scoring mid-fielders

Premier League has been blessed by some of the best players in football history. Here is a look at all-time top goal-scoring mid-fielders of all time.

Premier League has been arguably the most exciting and watched league in the 21st century. The league has garnered a massive fan following from all over the World thanks to the incredible players that have played in the league. Top goal-scorers in the Premier League are strikers like Alan Shearer, Harry Kane, Wayne Rooney and more. But the Premier League has also witnessed some of the best goal-scoring mid-fielders including the likes of Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard, Paul Scholes and more. In this article, we take a look at the all-time top goal-scoring mid-fielders from the Premier League.

  • Frank Lampard- 177 goals

Frank Lampard is the highest goal-scoring midfielder in the Premier League. He scored 177 goals in the Premier League for West Ham United, Chelsea and Manchester City. He is regarded as one of the best if not the best player in Chelsea’s history. He joined Chelsea in the 2001-02 season and was with the North London club till the 2013-14 season. He won the Premier League thrice in  2004–05, 2005–06 and 2009–10. He even won the UEFA Champions League in 2011-12 with Chelsea. He was the Premier League Player of the Season in the 2004-05 season.

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  • Dwight Yorke- 123 goals

Dwight Yorke has the highest number of goals for a non-English mid-fielder in the Premier League. Yorke scored 123 goals during his time in Premier League with Aston Villa, Manchester United, Blackburn Rovers, Birmingham City and Sunderland. He was part of the treble-winning Manchester United season in 1998-99. He won the Premier League twice more in 1999-2000 and 2000-01.

  • Steven Gerrard- 120 goals

Steven Gerrard is another club hero on this list. He scored 120 goals as a midfielder in 17 seasons for Liverpool in the Premier League. Despite founding success in European Cups and domestic cups, Gerrard failed to win a Premier League. He won the UEFA Champions League with Liverpool in the 2004-05 season. He won the FA Cup twice in  2000–01 and 2005–06, UEFA Cup (Europa League) in 2000-01.

  • Ryan Giggs- 109 goals

Regarded as one of the best players of his generation, Ryan Giggs made his Premier League debut for Manchester United in 1990-91 and spent 23 seasons with the ‘Red Devils’. He won the Premier League 13 times in 1992–93, 1993–94, 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11 and 2012–13. He even won the UEFA Champions League twice in 1998–99 and 2007–08.

  • Paul Scholes- 107 goals

With Manchester United, for whom he played his whole professional playing career, he amassed over 107 Premier League goals between 1993 and 2013. He is widely considered one of the best midfielders of his generation and one of the greatest Manchester United players of all time by experts and other former players. He won the Premier League time 11 times in 1995–96, 1996–97, 1998–99, 1999–2000, 2000–01, 2002–03, 2006–07, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2010–11 and 2012–13. Scholes even won the UEFA Champions League twice in 1998–99 and 2007–08.

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