Written by: Nourhan Taman
Saturday, May 13, 2023 12:37 PM
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, former coach of Manchester United, revealed that the English club refused the opportunity to contract with Erling Haaland, who joined Manchester City last summer, won the award for best player in the English Premier League, and managed to break many records during his season. The first one is not finished yet.
And the English newspaper “The Sun” published, in a report today, that Solskjaer was the coach of Molde’s team when Erling Haaland was there, before he joined Salzburg and then Borussia Dortmund, and currently ends up in Manchester City.
Solshire said, “I called Manchester United about 6 months before I got the position of coach of the team, and told them that I had a great striker, but they did not listen to the advice. I told them that 4 million pounds for Haaland would settle their contract with him, and Moldy would agree, but they did not They listened to me and did not contract with him, and they rejected my advice.”
The Norwegian Erling Haaland, the Manchester City striker, is at the top of the English Premier League scorer rankings for the current season 2022-2023, before the start of the 36th round of the Premier League competition today, Saturday.
Haaland is considered the top scorer in the English Premier League this season with 35 goals, after he scored a goal in the Citizens match against West Ham, which ended with the victory of the first 3-0, in the meeting that brought the two teams together at the “Al-Ittihad” stadium, within the postponements of round 28.
Haaland reached goal No. 35, reinforcing his lead in the Premier League’s top scorer rankings, to become close to the official announcement as the Premier League’s top scorer this season.
Haaland is superior in the English Premier League scorer rankings to Harry Kane, the Tottenham striker, who comes runner-up with 26 goals so far, while Brentford striker Evan Toni comes third in the English Premier League’s top scorer list with 20 goals.-
While Mohamed Salah ranked fourth among the English Premier League scorers with 19 goals, followed by England and Manchester United star Marcus Rashford with 16 goals.-
English Premier League top scorer ranking
Erling Haaland 35 goals
Harry Kane 26 goals
Evan Toni 20 goals
Mohamed Salah 19 goals
Marcus Rashford 16 goals
Gabriel Martinelli 15 goals
Callium Wilson, 15 goals
Odegaard 15 goals