Chelsea's Palmer joins Owen, Rooney, Saka, after latest Premier League milestone

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Chelsea's Palmer joins Owen, Rooney, Saka, after latest Premier League milestone

Ayoola Kelechi 20:56 - 30.03.2024

Despite Chelsea's disappointing draw against Burnley, Cole Palmer emerged as a silver lining for the Blues, as he has done so often this season

Cole Palmer, the young talent for Chelsea, has etched his name in Premier League history books with his latest milestone, joining the ranks of footballing greats like Michael Owen, Wayne Rooney, and Cesc Fabregas. Let's delve into Palmer's remarkable achievement and its significance for Chelsea.

Palmer delivers stellar performance despite Chelsea woes

In a fiercely contested match against Burnley, Palmer showcased his prowess on the field, leaving a lasting impact on the game. Despite the chaos of Chelsea's disappointment, Palmer emerged as a shining star, contributing significantly to his team's performance.

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Palmer's influence on the match was highlighted by his two crucial goals. His first goal came from a penalty, which he calmly converted with a Panenka finish, displaying remarkable composure under pressure. His second goal showcased his attacking instinct as he found space between the centre-backs to deliver a clinical finish into the bottom corner.

Palmer joins Premier League elite after reaching milestone

Palmer's goals in the match marked his 12th and 13th of the season, a testament to his goal-scoring prowess and importance to the Chelsea squad. What's more remarkable is that these goals contributed to his 20th goal involvement of the campaign, a milestone achieved by only a select few in Premier League history.

At just 21 years and 329 days old, Cole Palmer joins an elite group of players who have reached the milestone of 20 goal contributions in a single Premier League season at a young age. His achievement puts him in the esteemed company of footballing icons such as Michael Owen, Wayne Rooney, and Bukayo Saka, all of whom achieved this feat at a younger age.

Palmer's latest milestone is not only a testament to his individual talent but also a reflection of Chelsea's faith in their young prodigy. As he continues to make strides in his career, Palmer's contributions on the field are bound to play a pivotal role in Chelsea's pursuit of success. With his name now etched alongside footballing legends, the future looks bright for this promising talent.