The collective title is more important than individual achievements is the assertion of Erling Haaland after helping Man City beat West Ham 3-0 on May 4.
Sharing with Sky Sports after breaking the scoring record in a Premier League season, Haaland declared “ready” when asked if he would trade all his goals for 3 titles for Man City this season or not. Are not.
However, the 22-year-old also admitted: “Everybody knows a treble is possible but we can’t think of the FA Cup final right now when the match against Leeds United will take place in three days.”
With his goal against West Ham, Haaland became the top scorer in a Premier League season (35 goals). The striker born in 2000 said of the record: “A special moment. It feels great, like every goal I score. But winning is equally important.”
“Now I’ll go home, play some video games, eat something and sleep. That’s my life,” emphasized the former Dortmund striker.
Meanwhile, Pep Guardiola affirmed: “It’s unbelievable how many goals Haaland has scored. He is a unique player. Haaland deserves the whole team to be honored for this milestone.”
Haaland hit the 35-goal mark in the Premier League this season with just 31 appearances while Alan Shearer and Andy Cole needed 42 and 40 games respectively to score 34 goals.
In all competitions, Haaland has 51 goals. This is an achievement that no player in Premier League history can reach in a single season.