Erling Haaland: Man City Ace Now Has More Premier League Hat Tricks Than Cristiano Ronaldo

Erling Haaland: Man City Ace Now Has More Premier League Hat Tricks Than Cristiano Ronaldo

  • Erling Haaland has been in terrific form since his move to the Premier League in the summer
  • The Norwegian has alrady scored an eyewatering 25 Premier League goals in just 20 outings
  • The Man City ace added to his tally on Sunday when he scored a hat-trick against Wolves
  • Haaland's hat-trick was his fourth of the season in the English top-flight, one more than Ronaldo's three

Erling Haaland has shattered Cristiano Ronaldo's Premier League record following his impressive performance against Wolves.

The Norwegian has enjoyed a bright start to life in the English top flight since his summer move to the Etihad Stadium from Borussia Dortmund.

The youngster's spectacular run of form has seen him shatter records and equalled some in just 20 Premier League outings.

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Haaland celebrates past Wolves goalkeeper Jose Sa after scoring his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Wolves at the Etihad Stadium. Photo by Paul Ellis.
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While he appeared to have hit a rough patch in the early days of the second half of the season, the ex-Salzburg ace seems to have found back his mojo.

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While he was completely shut out during the Manchester derby last weekend, the Norway international was able to announce his return with a hat-trick against Wolves on Sunday, January 22, against Wolves.

The 22-year-old opened the scoring for City five minutes before the break and went on to double the advantage in the 50th minute from the penalty spot.

The star forward went on to complete his treble four minutes later as City demolished Wolves 3-0 to get their campaign back on track.

Erling Haaland's hat-tricks

According to ESPN, Haaland has now scored more hat-tricks than Cristiano Ronaldo.

The City ace who is in his first season in the EPL has now scored an incredible four hat-tricks, one more than Ronaldo's tally of four.

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The ex-Dortmund star scored his first hat-trick in a 4-2 victory over Crystal Palace back in August.

He replicated the feat four days later in Nottingham Forest's visit to the Etihad Stadium.

Haaland added another one in his side's 6-3 demolition of rivals Man United in October.

He will be hoping to continue with his fine run of form when the Citizens take on Tottenham in the EPL next Sunday.

Inside Haaland's rise to the top

Sports Brief had earlier reported that Haaland's rise to the top has been mercurial and quick. At barely 22 years of age, he is already dominating lists of the best strikers in the world with his ridiculous statistics in front of goal a clear testament of his vast potential.

The Manchester City star has been featured as the British GQ cover for the month of January. He has lifted the lid on a couple of issues as the Citizens folklore looks towards him to break the Champions League curse.

The Norwegian has built a reputation of 'ghosting' during games but the minimal touches he gets are usually devastating. His muscular frame has so far proven to be imposing to the abrasive and quick Premier League defenders.

Source: Sports Brief News