LIVERPOOL star Diogo Jota has turn out to be the highest Portuguese goalscorer throughout Europe’s prime 5 leagues this season.
That’s after his FA Cup winner towards Nottingham Forest moved him away from Manchester United ace Cristiano Ronaldo.
Jota, 25, has been in beautiful type for Liverpool since his £40million transfer from Wolves in 2020.
The versatile ahead bagged 13 targets in his debut marketing campaign beneath Jurgen Klopp.
However Jota is already on 19 strikes this time period with two months of soccer nonetheless left to play.
His newest effort was a well timed winner in Liverpool’s FA Cup quarter-final tie towards Forest.
And Jota has now moved above compatriot Ronaldo within the checklist of prime Portuguese scorers this season.
Ronaldo, 37, had been driving excessive on 18 after netting a spectacular match-winning hat-trick towards Tottenham simply over per week in the past.
Nonetheless, he at present trails Jota within the charts by one strike.
And Ronaldo will certainly be determined to persistently hit the goal between now and the top of the marketing campaign.
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However the veteran continues to be three away from the following Portuguese prime scorer, RB Leipzig striker Andre Silva.
The 15-goal ahead leads Valencia’s Goncalo Guedes, who has 13 in all competitions this time period.
And the fifth-highest is Rafael Leao (11), who’s chasing the Serie A title with AC Milan.
However Man Metropolis’s Bernardo Silva and Man Utd’s Bruno Fernandes aren’t far behind the forwards, with the midfielders on 10 targets and 9 targets respectively.