Borussia Dortmund

The era of Erling - Haaland will be 'one of the great forwards'

The Norwegian has scored relentlessly over the last two years and his current club captain predicts more to come

 
8:12pm on Tuesday 3rd November 2020
By
Emmet Gates

Borussia Dortmund defender Matt Hummels is convinced Norwegian striker Erling Haaland can maintain his goalscoring form for the next decade.

Haaland hasn't stopped scoring since his arrival at the German side from Austrian outfit RB Salzburg in January.

He has been the proposed target of many European giants including Manchester United, Real Madrid and Liverpool, and the German stopper reckons that we are entering the era of Erling over the next few years.

Real Madrid to decide between Mbappe or Haaland next summerRead More

"[He is an] Incredible goalscorer and hard worker," Hummels said to CBS Sports. "I think that is something the people do not know because they see the work only on Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday.

"They just see it on the pitch, but the work behind it is what makes him so good because he is working on himself. He knows what he can do, what his strengths are, but he knows his weaknesses as well and he is working on them.

"I am 100% convinced Erling will be one of the greatest goalscorers in the next 15 years, no question about it."

Haaland has scored 24 goals in 27 games for Dortmund in all competitions. The German side bought Haaland for an estimated fee of £20m earlier this year.

20 yrs - S (C) - Dortmund
92 
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
JavaScript chart by amChartsLDefendingCreativePassingAttackingShootingDecisiveAerialsPhysical10-10-5051015100%
386
Played matches
5
5
2
Shots P90
3.96
Shots On target P90
2.10
Successful passing %
70%
Final third passes P90
11.20

Latest news

European Golden Boot: The Contenders for the 23/24 Season

Here are the top contenders for the European Golden Boot/Golden Shoe in the 23/24 campaign including Mbappe, Kane and Haaland.

  • 18 hours

Premier League Injuries: Who is out, questionable or doubtful? Gameweek 27

Here are all of the Premier League players who are currently injured, doubtful for their next game or out long-term.

  • 18 hours

Premier League Table: Fulham pull off MASSIVE upset during Gameweek 26

Here is the current Premier League table in the 23/24 season, including the title contenders and relegation battlers in the top English league.

  • 19 hours

Premier League Top Goalscorers This Season: Gameweek 26

Here are the current Top Goalscorers in the Premier League in the 23/24 season and who is likely to take home the golden boot

  • 1 day

Bundelsiga Table: Harry Kane brace reminds Bayern they're in a title race during Gameweek 23

Here is the current Bundesliga table in the 23/24 season, including the title contenders and relegation battlers in the top German league

  • 1 day

Serie A Table: AC Milan held as Inter STORMS towards the title during Gameweek 26

Here is the current Serie A table in the 23/24 season, including the title contenders and relegation battlers in the top Italian league.

  • 1 day

Most read