Every footballer—well, most at least—would take a major trophy won with their club over an individual award any time they were offered the choice.
Still, the honour of being the top goal-scorer of a competition is one that any self-respecting striker would love to achieve. After all, when your job is to score goals, being recognised as scoring more than anyone else is a pretty good endorsement of you doing a good job.
Robin van Persie's haul of 30 Premier League goals last season won him the Golden Boot, but will the Dutchman claim the prize for a second year in a row?
Here is a list of 15 players who can expect to be in the upper echelons of the scoring charts next season.
Feel free to voice your disagreement—and you will disagree—and share your own thoughts below.