As we enter the home stretch the question that has to be asked is, who will win the Premier League golden boot? I will focus on the top five.

Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez is currently on top of the pile and his goals have been vital for Arsenal. Yesterday's game against Hull City illustrated that, as his two goals ensured victory for the North London side as reported on Fotmob. He currently has seventeen league goals and with the likes Mesut Ozil, Theo Walcott and Aaron Ramsey around him, he is sure to score many more until the end of the season.

Although I think he will go almightily close, I just think that he will be pipped to the post. Not because of any fault of his own but mainly because of what those around him do.

Romelu Lukaku

I think Lukaku will have a good chance of claiming the Golden Boot simply because everything revolves around him in this Everton team. The Mirror newspaper stated that "if he stays fit Lukaku looks the obvious choice". This is the case because he is the "sole target man for a side that creates a decent number of chances". The problem with Lukaku is that he is so heavily dependent on those around them. He does not seem to take control of the game and force a goal, so if the service is not there, either will the goals.

As a result of this, I do not think he will finish on top of the pile.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

What a revelation that Ibrahimovic has been. Many thought the Premier League would be a stretch too far for the Swede. After an illustrious career, it was widely seen that at the age of 35, he would struggle to adapt to the rigors of the English game.

But how he has deceived the odds. He has fifteen goals already and is an inspiration to all those around him. Strong, smart and aware, his goals have been vital to United's renaissance under Jose Mourinho. However, despite his great form, and although I do expect him to score more goals, I just think, like Sanchez, he will be pipped to the post.

Harry Kane

Harry Kane is still in there. He has fourteen goals to his name. However, although he is young and proven at this level, I just think he will get crowded out by the end of the season. What he has achieved in the last two years has been nothing short of remarkable. But maybe fatigue has set in that he has not scored in the last three league games as stated on the Soccer Base website. This is hardly crisis mode but if he wants to win the Golden Boot, he has to get back scoring again.

Diego Costa

You may have noticed that I left one man to the end, and that was Diego Costa. That is because with his fifteen goals already I expect him to get many more before the end of the season. Playing in a team that is so good and that creates so many chances from all over the pitch, Costa is primed to win the Golden Boot. He bullies defenders, is a predator in the box and consistently delivers when it matters most. As a result, I think it will be Costa who will win the Golden Boot.