The Players To Reach 25 Goals Fastest In Europe's Top Five Leagues This Century Have Been Named
Erling Haaland has topped the list of players to reach 25 goals quickest while playing in Europe's top five leagues this century.
The Norwegian superstar joined Borussia Dortmund last January and quickly established himself as their star striker.
Despite being just 20-years-old, Haaland managed to notch 25 Bundesliga goals in 25 appearances.
It means he reached the milestone quicker than icons such as Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo respectively.
Other players to feature on the list are World Cup winner Fernando Torres and Andriy Shevchenko.
Check out the entire list per Skores below, including the years they scored 25 goals.
9. Fernando Torres (Liverpool, 2008/2009) - 25 goals in 34 games
= Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich, 2010/2011) - 25 goals in 34 games
6. Diego Milito (Inter Milan, 2009/2010) - 25 goals in 33 games
= Andriy Shevchenko (AC Milan, 2000/2001) - 25 goals in 33 games
= Luca Toni (Bayern Munich, 2008/2009) - 25 goals in 33 games
4. Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid, 2009/2010) - 25 goals in 27 games
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= Neymar (Paris Saint-Germain, 2017/2018) - 25 goals in 27 games
2. Kevin Phillips (Sunderland, 1999/2000) - 25 goals in 26 games
= Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris Saint-Germain, 2012/2013) - 25 goals in 26 games
1. Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund, 2020/2021) - 25 goals in 25 games
Despite only signing for Dortmund a year ago, Haaland's form has seen him linked with a big-money move next summer.
Pep Guardiola's side believe the 15 per cent sell-on clause they have on Dortmund star Jadon Sancho help them snap up Haaland.
Per a report from The Sun, it is likely to be worth £15 million with 'BVB' valuing the England international at around £120 million.
#ManCity believe the 15% sell-on clause they have on Jadon Sancho could work in their favour in the race for Erling Haaland.- City Chief (@City_Chief) January 10, 2021
City could agree to waiver or renegotiate that in order to gain an advantage over other clubs pursuing Haaland.
It means they could agree to waiver or renegotiate that in order to gain leverage over other clubs in their pursuit of the Norwegian forward.
City are looking for a new frontman as they seek to find a long-term replacement for Sergio Aguero, who is struggling with fitness issues this season.
The 32-year-old has played just five Premier League games this campaign.
Do you think Erling Haaland will leave Borussia Dortmund in the summer?
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