The top 20 players with the highest cost per goal

This table reveals the top 20 best value strikers who have given the least return on investment when it comes to cost per goal for the 2017/2018 Premier League season

Pos. Player Goals Scored Minutes Played Annual Salary Cost / Goal Minutes / Goal
1 (Leicester City) Islam Slimani 1 370 £4,160,000 £3,120,000 370.0
2 (Tottenham Hotspur) Fernando Llorente 1 225 £3,900,000 £2,925,000 225.0
3 (Liverpool) Danny Ings 1 265 £3,900,000 £2,925,000 265.0
4 (Everton) Yannick Bolasie 1 854 £3,900,000 £2,925,000 854.0
5 (Newcastle United) Aleksandar Mitrovic 1 89 £3,120,000 £2,340,000 89.0
6 (West Bromwich Albion) Daniel Sturridge 2 547 £6,240,000 £2,340,000 273.5
7 (Swansea City) Wilfried Bony 2 704 £6,240,000 £2,340,000 352.0
8 (Watford) Gerard Deulofeu 1 438 £2,496,000 £1,872,000 438.0
9 (Stoke) Jesé 1 616 £2,392,000 £1,794,000 616.0
10 (Chelsea) Michy Batshuayi 2 353 £4,680,000 £1,755,000 176.5
11 (Crystal Palace) Christian Benteke 3 2,236 £6,240,000 £1,560,000 745.3
12 (Watford) Stefano Okaka 1 445 £1,820,000 £1,365,000 445.0
13 (West Ham United) Andy Carroll 3 746 £4,680,000 £1,170,000 248.7
14 (Leicester City) Leonardo Ulloa 1 281 £1,560,000 £1,170,000 281.0
15 (Southampton) Shane Long 2 1,578 £3,120,000 £1,170,000 789.0
16 (Swansea City) André Ayew 3 1,843 £4,160,000 £1,040,000 614.3
17 (AFC Bournemouth) Jermain Defoe 4 1,083 £5,380,024 £1,008,754 270.8
18 (Chelsea) Pedro 4 1,523 £5,200,000 £975,000 380.8
19 (Liverpool) Dominic Solanke 1 583 £1,300,000 £975,000 583.0
20 (Huddersfield Town) Elias Kachunga 1 1,338 £1,300,000 £975,000 1338.0