The Manchester City forward Erling Haaland broke the record for Most Goals in a Single Season of English Premier League (EPL). Alan Shearer and Andy Cole had a joint record of 34-goal in a single season of EPL in 1994-1995 and 1995-1996, respectively, but on May 4th, 2023.
Erling Haaland Broken the record when he scored his first goal of the match against West Ham United in the 71st minute at Etihad Stadium, England. Jack Grealish was the one who sent a threw ball towards him, and then the world-class finisher Erling Haaland chipped over the West Hand United Goal Keeper Lukasz Marek Fabianski. Alan Shearer congratulated Erling Haaland in a tweet posted by him.
Erling Haaland’s father, Alfie Haaland, also played for Manchester City in the year of 2000 to 2003 and appeared in 38 matches and scored 3 goals. He mostly played at Right Back or Central Midfield position.
It is the debut season for Haaland after being transferred from the Borrusia Dortmund side in the summer of 2022 for about 85.5m Euros, including agents fees and other add-ons. However, he was one of the young prodigies in the Manchester City Academy when he was around 10 years old.
He was very happy when he got signed for Manchester City.
“This is a proud day for me and my family,” Haaland told mancity.com after completing his move. “I have always watched City and have loved doing so in recent seasons. You can’t help but admire their style of play, it’s exciting and they create a lot of chances, which is perfect for a player like me.
There are so many world-class players in this squad and Pep is one of the greatest managers of all-time, so I believe I am in the right place to fulfil my ambitions.
“I want to score goals, win trophies and improve as a footballer and I am confident I can do that here. This is a great move for me and I can’t wait to get started in pre-season.”Erling Haaland Said in the interview with Manchester City news channel.
Erling Haaland is right now getting $432,909 Dollars per week for his service till 2027. He has already broken so many records already, and right now, he is the best striker in the world. Overall, Erling Haalnd scored 51 goals, including all competitions till now, and there are a few more matches to go.
Manchester City Gave Guard of Honour to Erling Haaland
After scoring the 35th goal of the season, Manchester City’s whole squad and staff gave Erling Haaland a guard of Honour after the match. It was a great gesture by the Man City team, and he deserved it because he broke the record 5 matches before the end of the English Premier League season.