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But, when taken on minutes played, only Alan Shearer required fewer than Salah in hitting 50 goals.
Shearer, the League's all-time leading goalscorer, took just 5,337 minutes to reach the mark, 37 ahead of Salah.
|Player||Date of 50th goal||Apps||Mins|
|Ruud van Nistelrooy||23/08/2003||68||5600|
The player requiring the fewest appearances to 50 goals was Andrew Cole, who hit the mark in his 65th PL match.