1. Haaland booms
Doubts that a player from the Bundesliga will hardly make any achievements in the Premier League have been smashed by Erling Haaland. Despite being a rookie of Manchester City, the Norwegian striker soon became an irreplaceable piece.
Haaland is adapting very quickly to the Premier League environment when scoring 18 goals in 13 appearances. He completely created a big gap compared to the one behind Harry Kane in the top scorer race.
Not many people doubt Haaland’s ability to win the title of top scorer. The question mark now is how many goals the 22-year-old star will finish the Premier League 2022/23 with. Based on the current scoring performance, the former Borussia Dortmund star can pocket more than 50 goals in the Premier League.
2. Man Utd ‘phenomenon’
Alejandro Garnacho deserves to be the ‘phenomenon’ of Man Utd this season. Garnacho is considered a ‘jewel’ at Old Trafford after many promotion performances in the youth team. However, not many people dare to believe that Garnacho will make a breakthrough in the Red Devils shirt after only the first half of the 2022/23 season.
After shooting in the Europa League and Carabao Cup, the Argentine talent scored to help Man Utd beat Fulham suffocating 2-1 in the Premier League. That goal helped the player born in 2004 win the love of Ten Hag.
Garnacho is even expected to beat Jadon Sancho to win a spot on the left wing. With the current promotion momentum, Garnacho is making the public admire.
3. Newcastle United fly high
Newacastle United is a team that surpasses Man Utd or Liverpool and Chelsea to win a place in the top 4. After 15 rounds, Chic Che has accumulated 30 points, thereby ranking 3rd in the Premier League.
Investments in Arab business deals have paid off. A series of signatures like Nick Pope, Kieran Trippier, Bruno Guimaraes or Sven Botman are all helping Newcastle transform.
The home team of St James’ Park is currently flying high, emerging as a challenger to the teams in the top 4.
4. Chelsea and Liverpool simultaneously fell
Chelsea and Liverpool are currently ranked 8th and 6th respectively on the rankings. Both no longer maintain the image of an overwhelming big man in matches. They played inconsistently and it was easy to lose points.
Many are saying that Liverpool are now at the end of a successful cycle under Jurgen Klopp. The players seem to have lost their motivation to fight after having won the title.
As for Chelsea, they have not yet entered the rotation after being taken over by coach Graham Potter. With the rise of Newcastle, Chelsea and Liverpool lost their Champions League spot next season.
5. Arsenal leads the EPL convincingly
Not Man City, Arsenal is the leading club in the Premier League up to now. What the Gunners show is completely convincing.
Coach Mikel Arteta’s young, potential and passionate team is going from a team that is considered to compete in the top 4 to become a leading candidate for the championship title.
Lu Feng | 12:32 December 26, 2022