Games to reach 50 goals: 66
The Newcastle legend was absolutely deadly back in the day, and he narrowly missed out on becoming the quickest ever Premier League player to 50 goals.
The famous number nine reached the landmark aged just 24, and would go on to become the most prolific goal scorer the Premier League has ever seen.
He was remarkably consistent too; he averaged just shy of 0.60 goals-per-game throughout his professional career in England.
Sadly, he was just one game to slow for this man....
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