With Yaya Toure now only the second central midfielder in Premier League history to reach the 20-goal mark, he joins the best goalscoring players in his position from Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur.
Yaya Toure became just the second central midfielder in Premier League history to reach the 20-goal mark in a single season on Wednesday night.
The Ivorian, who reached the landmark by scoring a fine solo effort to round off Manchester City’s 4-0 win over Aston Villa, joins Chelsea’s Frank Lampard in the almost exclusive club.
Both players feature on our list of the Premier League’s top ten goalscoring CMs of all time:
10. Gary McAllister – Leeds United, Coventry City and Liverpool.
The 57-time Scotland international found the net on 49 occasions during his Premier League career. His final top-flight goal came at the age of 36 for Liverpool against Bradford City in May 2001.