Top 5 Players with Most Hat-tricks in Premier League

Top 5 Players with Most Hat-tricks in Premier League

In football, scoring a hat-trick is the most outstanding personal achievement for any player. It is considered one of the most unique abilities a player possesses. It is never an easy task to score a hat-trick as there are many players who play their entire professional career without scoring a goal. Hat tricks also earn you the right to take the match ball home after the full-time whistle.

The Premier League has always been blessed with some of the iconic strikers of the century since its inception back in the 1990s. Modern-day footballers like Erling Haaland and Mo Salah continue to showcase their goalscoring prowess in England’s top-flight. Now let’s take a look at the top 5 players with the most hat-tricks in Premier League.

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Who has scored the most hat-tricks in Premier League history?

Sergio Aguero – 12

The former Manchester City striker and club legend holds the record for the most number of hattricks in Premier League history, 12. Aguero was a ruthless striker for the Cityzens and the club wouldn’t have half of the success in the last decade if it weren’t for the Argentine and his knack for finding the back of the net. He’s the most prolific striker in Manchester City’s history and currently holds the record with 260 goals.

Alan Shearer – 11

The Premier League legend presently holds the record for the most number of hat-tricks in a single Premier League season, five in the 1995//96 season with Newcastle United. His exploits in the Premier League also made him one of the most decorated players in the English top flight and won three Golden Boots in the process. His greatest performance was the five-goal blitz he scored for Newcastle against Sheffield Wednesday which was duly his final hat-trick in the Premier League.

Robbie Fowler – 8

Former Liverpool and England striker Robbie Fowler is third on this list with 8 hat-tricks in his illustrious Premier League career. Fowler scored a Premier League hat-trick in just four minutes and 33 seconds, a record which stood still for nearly 21 years until Sadio Mane broke the record whilst playing for Southampton. he also remains the only player to score four left-footed in a single Premier League game.

Thierry Henry – 8

The four-time Golden Boot winner is definitely not a surprise name on this list. His goalscoring exploits for Arsenal demonstrated his outstanding knack for scoring goals and arguably became the most important signing for Arsene Wenger during his tenure at the Emirates.

Harry Kane – 8

The England captain is deemed one of the most prolific strikers in Europe and scored a number of hat-tricks during his spell with Tottenham Hotspur. The striker bagged four hat-tricks for Spurs in the 2017/28 season against West Bromwich Albion, Stoke City, Hull City and Leicester City.

Kane is currently plying his trade in the Bundesliga with Bayern Munich. He made history by becoming the first player to score four Bundesliga hat-tricks in their debut season in the competition.