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With hat-trick, Man City star Haaland surpasses top scorers from last season

Manchester City star Erling Haaland, while leading his team to a 3-0 win against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday in week 21, surpassed the English Premier League top scorers from the last season.

With a hat-trick against Wolverhampton, the Norwegian forward reached 25 goals in 28 Premier League appearances this season.

Mohamed Salah of Liverpool and Son Heung-min of Tottenham had scored 23 goals last season.

Salah's 32-goal tally is the highest in a 38-match season, Andy Cole of Newcastle United holds the all-time record, scoring 34 goals in 1993-94, which was a 42-match season.

Haaland, 22, who was born in England's Leeds, played for Norwegian clubs Bryne and Molde and Austria's Red Bull Salzburg before joining the Citizens from Germany's Borussia Dortmund in July 2022.

Source: Anadolu Agency