Manchester City striker, Erling Braut Haaland has been named the Premier League player of the month for August, it was confirmed few minutes ago.
The highly-rated striker who was acquired from German club, Borussia Dortmund for a reported £51 million which could rise significantly in the coming years due to some clauses in his contract, emerged as the winner of the prize after a good start to life in the English top flight
The Norway international has been on a goal scoring streak in his last six games for the Manchester based outfit & recently helped his new club beat his old club, Borussia Dortmund in the UEFA Champions League in midweek, with a beautiful acrobatic finish inside the box.
So far for the Citizens, the 22-year-old has netted an impressive 13 goals in all competitions, with 10 of those coming in the league.
The promising talent topped an 8 man list which included Pascal Gross, Gabriel Jesus, Aleksandar Mitrovic, Nick Pope, Martin Odegaard, Wilfried Zaha, Rodrigo.
“I am happy to have to won this award for the first time – it was a brilliant start to the campaign for the team and I am grateful to everyone who voted.” Haaland said after winning the award.