Erling Haaland has been named Premier League Player of the Month for August.
The Norway forward secured the award after a outstanding begin to life in the Premier League, serving to City make an unbeaten begin to their home campaign with wins against West Ham United, AFC Bournemouth, Crystal Palace, Nottingham Forest and a draw away at Newcastle United.
Haaland scored 9 goals all through the month of August, together with a brace on his Premier League debut at West Ham United and a solitary strike at Newcastle.
The forward then netted back-to-back hat-tricks against Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest, breaking the Premier League record for many goals scored in a player’s first 5 games in the competitors.
The 22-year-old noticed off competitors from Gabriel Jesus, Martin Odegaard, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Nick Pope, Wilfried Zaha, Rodrigo and Pascal Gross to declare his first particular person Premier League accolade.
Haaland said: “I’m delighted to win this award for the first time – it was an unbelievable begin of the season for the crew and I’m grateful to everybody 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.”