Erling Haaland named as Premier League Player of the Month for August
By Ric Turner, Fri 16 September 2022 16:10
Norwegian striker has enjoyed outstanding start to his City career
Erling Haaland has been named as the Premier League Player of the Month for August, it was confirmed on Friday
The 22-year-old striker has enjoyed an outstanding start to his City career following a £51m move from Borussia Dortmund, netting 13 goals in just eight games.
Haaland said: “I am delighted to win this award for the first time – it was an incredible start of the season for the team and I am grateful to everyone who voted.
“We all wanted to hit the ground running this season, so winning four games out of five was a great start for us in what is the most challenging competition in the world. I am happy to have played my part by scoring goals.
“What’s important is the result and to help the team. Hopefully, I can continue to support the team, make our fans happy with our performances and carry on our strong start to the season.”