Coach Pep Guardiola and Man City players all congratulated Erling Haaland, who became the highest scorer in a single season in the EPL.
After Nathan Ake’s opening goal, striker Erling Haaland doubled the lead for Man City against West Ham. In the 70th minute, receiving a pass from Jack Grealish, Haaland escaped to hit the ball over the head of goalkeeper Fabianski and put his name on the scoreboard.
The Norwegian striker has surpassed Alan Shearer and Andy Cole to become the top scorer in Premier League history in a single season with 35 goals. In all competitions, Haaland has pocketed 51 goals for the Blue Man.
Coach Pep Guardiola and the Man City players all congratulated Erling Haaland, the Spanish teacher said: “He is unbelievable, a really special person. Haaland deserves to go down in the tournament history after his efforts. Maybe one day he will break his record.”
Defender Nathan Ake told Sky Sports: “Yes, you know, it’s crazy. Haaland came and brought a lot of goals. Today he scored to make history. He deserves to go in. EPL history as the top scorer in a season.”
Center-back Ruben Dias added: “I have to congratulate Haaland, today is a special milestone for him. Surely he hasn’t stopped yet, Haaland will still score many more goals for Man City.”