Suarez leading scorer in Premier League

London, April 18 (IANS) Liverpool is languishing in seventh place in the Premier league but their position would have been even worse, had striker Luis Suarez not been the top scorer in the league with 22 goals.

Manchester United’s summer recruit from Arsenal, Robin Van Persie is hot on his heels with 21 goals. Gareth Bale, who has been a revelation for Tottenham Hotspurs and one of the main reasons they are still fighting for a place in the Champions League, rounds up the top three.

Following are the leading scorers in the English Premier League after Wednesday’s matches:

Luis Suarez (Liverpool): 22 goals

Robin van Persie (Manchester United): 21 goals

Gareth Bale (Tottenham), Michu (Swansea City): 17 goals

Demba Ba (Chelsea), Benteke (Aston Villa): 15 goals

Rickie Lambert (Southampton): 14 goals

Dimitar Berbatov (Fulham), Romelu Lukaku (West Brom): 13 goals

Santi Cazorla (Arsenal), Edin Dzeko (Manchester City), Frank Lampard (Chelsea), Wayne Rooney (Manchester United): 12 goals

Marouane Fellaini (Everton), Stephen Fletcher (Sunderland), Olivier Giroud (Arsenal), Carlos Tevez (Manchester City), Theo Walcott (Arsenal): 11 goals

Sergio Aguero (Manchester City), Jermaine Defoe (Tottenham), Steven Gerrard (Liverpool), Arouna Kone (Wigan), Adam Le Fondre (Reading), Juan Mata (Chelsea): 10 goals

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