Two Arsenal forwards feature in top 10 Premier League goalscorers of last decade but it is Sergio Aguero who is the king.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 05: Robin van Persie of Arsenal celebrates scoring their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Norwich City at the Emirates Stadium on May 5, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Although not all Robin van Persie or Olivier Giroud’s goals came for Arsenal, the majority did and it will come as a surprise to many to see the much-maligned Frenchman feature on this list.

Arsenal's French striker Alexandre Lacazette (L) is substituted for Arsenal's French striker Olivier Giroud during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 16, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK
Arsenal’s French striker Alexandre Lacazette (L) is substituted for Arsenal’s French striker Olivier Giroud during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 16, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Glyn KIRK

For some, he was never good enough for Arsenal but a large section of the fanbase had genuine affection for him mainly because of his performances and goalscoring.

Top 10 Premier League goalscorers of last decade

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 23: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City reacts during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea FC at Etihad Stadium on November 23, 2019, in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 23: Sergio Aguero of Manchester City reacts during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea FC at Etihad Stadium on November 23, 2019, in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)
via Monday’s Daily Mail

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