As Manchester City beat Burnley 3-0 at Turf Moor, Jamie Carragher crowned Erling Haaland as the best goalscorer in world football.

Speaking to Sky Sports, the popular pundit reacted to the £51.2 million (The Athletic) man’s unstoppable finish to hand Pep Guardiola’s men a 2-0 lead.

Jamie Carragher, like any and everyone watching Manchester City exert their dominance over Burnley was left awestruck by Erling Haaland.

Jamie Carragher calls Erling Haaland ‘the best goalscorer in the world’

The Liverpool legend also branded the 23-year-old as ‘outstanding’ while backing him to emulate Didier Drogba if he continues to fine-tune his all-round game, as he was ‘really impressed’ by his performance as a whole.

Once again, Haaland proved why his eye for goal may be second to none in the world, with an instinctive finish from close range to kickstart proceedings before a rapturous strike from a challenging angle to double his tally.

As Manchester City started how they mean to finish with a victory against Burnley that propelled them to the top of the Premier League, Jamie Carragher lauded Erling Haaland.

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“He’s hardly been involved in the game, but he’s got two goals. That’s what he does. Burnley just switch off on the far side. Haaland doesn’t look at the goal, he just knows exactly where it is.”

“One touch, right into the top corner. That’s why he’s the best goalscorer in world football right now.”

How can anyone disagree with this opinion about Erling Haaland?

Jamie Carragher is simply stating a fact at this point, as Manchester City frontman Erling Haaland reminded the world of why there is not a better goalscorer on the planet than him against Burnley.

Be it in Austria, Germany or England, the Leeds-born striker has always scored a bucketload of goals, coming off the back of bagging 52 in 53 games in all competitions last season.

While some may have expected Haaland not to be as prolific this campaign, he gave a stark warning to his doubters of why questioning him is futile at this point.

At his age especially, it is hard to find a goalscorer on Haaland’s level in the history of the game, forget just in the world currently.

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