Erling Haaland has taken the Premier League by storm. He hasn’t wasted any time getting adapted to the English conditions. This young gun has been the best thing that has happened so far to Manchester City. Signing the best young striker has produced loads of goal-scoring opportunities since Erling started playing for them.
Halland has everything you need in a striker: pace, strength, agility, intelligence, and phenomenal finishing skills.
Let’s talk about his exceptional performance so far this season:
It has been a month and a few days for Haaland in the club and his goal tally has reached a mark of 14 in a scant number of games. He has a goal-per-match ratio of 1.75, which is seriously good. With a shooting accuracy of 61 percent, he has announced himself as an abrupt headache for rival clubs.
These 14 goals that he scored are more than the career totals of a lot of players including Luka Modric. He has been scoring a goal every 43 minutes on average which means if he keeps doing that, he is gonna end up with 71 goals at the end of the season.
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Records Made and Broken by Erling Haaland:
He has knocked the name of Micky Quinn out of the record books with the most number of goals after five games. Haaland scored nine while the latter scored 8.
Haaland is the first player to score hat tricks in three consecutive home games and the first player since 1970, to score a Manchester derby hat trick. He is the quickest player to score three Premier League hat tricks.
Haaland is liable for only 2.78 percent of Manchester City’s Premier League touches this season, but he is almost responsible for 24% of their shots and over 48% of their goals scored. This is just unbelievable stuff.
He is the Fastest player to reach 20 Champions League goals smashing down Harry Kane’s record.
These are just some stats and records that this Norwegian sensation has shattered. He is en route to obliterate even more of that stuff in a very short period.
Conclusion: Erling Haaland has also been named Premier League Player of the Month for August 2022. These stats have freaked out a lot of football geeks all around the world. Haaland was here to prove a point and most certainly has proved not just one but many. His total dominance is scary for other teams and he’s gonna scare them even more. Let’s sit back and just watch!