Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland improved his goal return in his last outing, netting a hat-trick to score 85 goals in 87 appearances for the German club.
The youngster took his side from 2-0 to 3-2 against Bochum on Saturday but his side eventually lost 4-3 as they failed to confirm second place in the Bundesliga. Nonetheless, Haaland showed an element of leadership on his exit.
Taking responsibility with two first-half kicks and a 68th-minute strike showed a level of maturity for the 21-year-old. It was Bochum’s first victory at Dortmund this century.
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The striker has been linked with a mega-money move to Manchester City in recent months. In fact, some reports claimed that a framework agreement had already been agreed.
However, the striker received very sad news with the death of his agent Mino Raiola on Saturday, just before scoring his hat-trick. Follow the game, Haaland paid tribute to Raiola on social media with a photo of the duo with the caption: ‘The best’.
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