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Top 5: Greatest goalscorers in Premier League history

Sturridge has been banging in the goals this season
Sturridge has been banging in the goals this season.

Liverpool are enjoying quite the season.

Not only are they in with a shot of winning their first ever Premier League title - they have two players in the goal scoring form of their lives.

While Luis Suarez has stolen most of the headlines this season, Daniel Sturridge is enjoying his breakout season and can rightly claim to be the most in-form forward in Europe.

The England international has eleven goals in his last 11 games, and has hit the back of the net 22 times in 27 appearances for club and country this term.

He's got 18 goals in the Premier League this term and if he keeps up his current form, not only will he be in line to take Suarez's place at the top of the goal scoring charts, but he could well become the greatest goal scorer the English top flight has ever seen.

That's right. Daniel Sturridge could be the greatest Premier League striker ever.

@OptaJoe has today been tweeting the top five best minutes-per-goal ratios in Premier League history - a more accurate representation of how good a striker is than overall goals and perhaps the ultimate stat when it comes to deciding just who is the Premier League's best ever striker.

Sturridge is on the list - but where does he feature? And who are the legends he is aiming to beat?

Click through to find out more!

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