An almost embarrassing demonstration of football omnipotence. that of a Manchester City sending out another signal of overwhelming superiority in a championship where the main contenders are struggling or not fully convincing. That specifically of a soccer player who “dares” to have transformed a machine very close to perfection into something unstoppable: Why Erling Braut Haaland literally does a different sport in this first look at the Premier League.
TO THE RHYTHM OF THE RECORD – The Norwegian cyborg travels completely out of any logic to average realizations: needed just 8 games to score 14 goals, beating the previous record set by Mohamed Salah in the Liverpool shirt in the 2017/2018 season (14 goals in 18 games). Continuing at this pace, even the goal of 34 Premier League goals, a record equaled and held since 1994 by one Alan Shearer, seems less and less unassailable.
FORWARD OVERALL – However, the goals are only part of the story of Haaland’s devastating impact on English football: the affinity to the teammates and the specially created understanding with captain De Bruyne deny the “fears” of buying a mere top scorer in one fell swoopto measure everything in Guardiola’s gaming system. The three assists since the beginning of the tournament are evidence of this, another detail of an absolutely technical repertoire. Another demonstration of football’s omnipotence.