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Can Timo Werner win the race for the 2020-21 Premier League Golden Boot?

The new Premier League is all set to begin on Saturday and the race for the Golden Boot will restart as the sharpest shooters around look to get their hands on the prestigious award.

Leicester City‘s Jamie Vardy is looking to defend his title after becoming the club’s first player in history to win the award, while two-time winners Mohamed Salah and Harry Kane will be looking for a hat-trick – something they’re very used to. 

Newcomer Timo Werner, however, will be looking to assert his authority in the English top-flight after joining big-spending Chelsea for £53million.

There are, however, a whole host of players who could realistically challenge to be crowned the top flight’s No 1 striker. 

Here are the 10 most likely players to be in contention… 

With the Premier League set to begin again, the race for the Golden Boot restarts

Mohamed Salah

Odds to win: 5/1

Mohamed Salah has been named as the early favourite to claim the Golden Boot for 2020-21 campaign.

Despite winning the title with Liverpool last season, Salah will have been somewhat disappointed to have finished in fifth place among the top goalscorers. Nevertheless the Egyptian forward found the net a respectable 19…