Arsenal (Gunners), certainly has a rich tradition when it comes to club honor, trophy success and great managers such as Arsene Wenger.
They are also the first team in the English Football history to finish an entire season without losing a single game and this occurred sixteen years ago, that is in the 2003/2004 season to be exactly. And that achievement gave them the nickname “The Invincibles” .
Its been sixteen years since then, and we’re not expecting such to take place at least anytime soon, all Arsenal enthusiasts can just sit back, cross their fingers and hope for a great campaign under boss Mikel Arteta, who should have also made this list had it been stretched a little more, he is Arsenal’s 34th all time leading goal score with 15 goals; Not bad considering he was more of a holding midfielder.
Now here are Arsenal’s All Time 20 Top Goal Scorers in ascending order:-
1. Thierry Henry
Thierry Daniel Henry, the French World Cup winner singed for Arsenal for £11 Million in 1999 from Juventus and stay with Arsenal from 1999-2007 and also came back on loan for a short spell in 2012.
2. Ian Wright
Ian Wright, the English striker signed for Arsenal in September 1991 for £2.5m from Crystal Palace and stay from 1990- July 1998.
3. Robin Van Persie
Robin Van Persie, the Dutch striker joined Arsenal from Feyenoord in 2004 for £2.75 Million. He stayed with Arsenal between 2004-2012.
4. Dennis Bergkamp
Dennis Bergkamp, the Dutchman joined Arsenal from Inter Milan in 1995 and stayed with Arsenal from 1995-2006.
5. Olivier Giroud
Olivier Giroud, the French Ligue 1 winner with Montpellier joined Arsenal in 2012 and stayed with Arsenal from 2012-2018.
6. Theo Walcott
Theo Walcott, the English striker signed for Arsenal in 2006 from Southampton for £5 Million and stayed with Arsenal between 2006-2018.
7. Robert Pires
Robert Pires, the French Midfielder joined Arsenal for £6 Million in 2000 from Olympique de Marseille and stayed with Arsenal between 2000-2006.
8. Pierre Emerick Aubameyang
Pierre Emerick Aubameyang, the Gabon striker joined Arsenal for £56 Million (€64 million) from Borussia Dortmund in 2018 to Date.
9. Alexis Sanchez
Alexis Sanchez, the Chilean striker joined Arsenal from Barcelona in 2014 and stayed with Arsenal between 2014-2018.
10. Fredrik Ljungberg
Fredrik Ljungberg, the Sweden International Midfielder, joined Arsenal from Halmstad in 1998 and played for Arsenal between 1998-2007.
11. Emmanuel Adebayor
Emmanuel Adebayor, the Togolese striker of Nigerian decent signed for Arsenal from Monaco in 2006 and stayed between 2006-2009.
12. Aaron Ramsey
Aaron Ramsey, the Welsh Midfielder moved to Arsenal in 2008 in a £5 Million deal from Cardiff City and stayed at Arsenal between 2008-2019.
13. Alexandre Lacazette
Alexandre Lacazette, the French International signed for Arsenal in 2017 from Olympique Lyon and stayed in Arsenal between 2017-Date.
14. Francesc Fabregas
Francesc Fabregas, the Spanish Midfielder joined the Arsenal Academy from Barcelona, La Masia in 2003 and stayed at Arsenal between 2003-2011.
15. Mesut Ozil
Mesut Ozil the German playmaker, joined Arsenal in September 2013 in a £42m move from Real Madrid and stayed at Arsenal between 2013-Date.
16. Sylvain Wiltord
Sylvain Wiltord, the French Midfielder joined Arsenal 2000 from Bordeaux and stayed in Arsenal between 2000-2004.
17. Nwankwo Kanu
Nwankwo Kanu, the Nigerian striker joined Arsenal in 1999 from Inter Milan and stayed in Arsenal between 1999-2004.
18. Patrick Vieira
Patrick Vieira, the French Midfielder joined Arsenal from A C Milan for a fee of £3.5 Million in 1996 and stayed at Arsenal between 1996-2005.
19. Paul Merson
Paul Merson, the English striker started his footballing career Arsenal. After making his debut for Arsenal in the 1986/87 Season he had a loan spell with Brentford in 1987. And stayed at Arsenal between 1985-1997.
20. Santi Cazorla
Santi Cazorla, the Spanish Midfielder joined Arsenal in 2012 from Málaga for a fee of £10 Million due to financial difficulties considering he signed for Malaga a Season before for £21 Million from Villarreal. And stayed with Arsenal between 2012-2018.
The list started off with one of Arsenal’s greatest player ever, and ended with a man who did remarkably well, in his time at the Emirates with the gunners.