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The Premier League 2023-24 started on August 11, 2023 and will conclude on May 19, 2024.

As many as 20 teams will compete in a total of 380 matches over nine months. 

Arsenal, Aston Villa, Bournemouth, Brentford, Brighton & Hove Albion, Burnley, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Everton, Fulham, Liverpool, Luton Town, Manchester City, Manchester United, Newcastle United, Nottingham Forest, Sheffield United, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United and Wolverhampton Wanderers are the 20 teams battling for the league title.

Burnley, Sheffield United, and Luton Town are the three promoted teams from the EFL Championship.

Each team will play the other sides twice in a double round-robin format. The team finishing at the top of the standings after all the matches will clinch the Premier League title.

Manchester City are the defending champions of the Premier League, having pipped Arsenal by five points to clinch their seventh title last season.

Apart from the league title, all eyes will be on the race for the top-scorer in Premier League 2023-24.

Following the conclusion of the league every year, the player with the most goals is awarded the Premier League Golden Boot.

Manchester City star forward Erling Haaland scored the most goals in the Premier League last season. He netted 36 goals in 35 appearances for Manchester City and won the Premier League Golden Boot last season. 

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah bagged the Premier League Golden Boot award in the 2021-22 season with 23 goals.

Former Newcastle United striker Alan Shearer holds the record for the most goals in Premier League history. He scored 260 goals in 441 appearances, including three Golden Boot awards in 1994-95, 1995-96 and 1996-97.

The likes of Erling Haaland, Mohamed Salah, Son Heung-min, Jarrod Bowen, Hwang Hee-chan, Dominic Solanke, Ollie Watkins and Alexander Isak are the top contenders  to finish with most goals in the ongoing Premier League season. Here’s a look at the Premier League 2023-24 top-scorers list:

Premier League 2023-24 top scorers list

Player

Club

Matches

Goals

Erling Haaland

Manchester City

18

16

Mohamed Salah

Liverpool

21

15

Dominic Solanke

Bournemouth

24

14

Ollie Watkins

Aston Villa

25

13

Bukayo Saka

Arsenal

24

12

Son Heung-min

Tottenham Hotspur 

22

12

Jarrod Bowen

West Ham United

24

11

Richarlison

Tottenham

22

10

Hwang Hee-chan

Wolverhampton Wanderers

21

10

Alexander Isak

Newcastle United

17

10

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