Erling Haaland is tipped to be a deadly striker for Man Metropolis (Photograph: Getty)
Arsenal legend David Seaman has snubbed Gunners’ ahead Gabriel Jesus when making his predictions for who will win the Premier Golden Boot for the 2022/23 season.
The previous goalkeeper as an alternative has tipped Manchester City’s new striker Erling Haaland to complete as the highest objective scorer and in addition to select up the Participant of the Season award.
‘I do know he [Haaland] missed some probabilities on the weekend [in the Community Shield defeat to Liverpool], however he was in the correct place on the proper time for fairly a couple of issues,’ Seaman mentioned on his podcast Seaman Says.
‘He’s a type of gamers that’s at all times across the objective, he’s not going out broad or dropping deep like [Harry] Kane does. I feel the competitors shall be between Haaland and Kane. If Haaland is on penalties for Metropolis that may very well be key.
‘For Participant of the Season, I’m going to go Haaland. I do know it’s predictable however I’m simply so excited to see what he does, and I simply suppose he’s the right match.’
In accordance with Betfair, Haaland is the favorite to win the Golden Boot however faces stiff competitors from Jesus, Tottenham duo Kane and Son Heung-min and Liverpool pair Mohamed Salah and Darwin Nunez.
In the meantime, Seaman has backed his former facet to not solely make the highest 4 but in addition to complete above arch-rivals Tottenham, two issues the Gunners haven’t accomplished since 2016.
Arsenal’s Gabriel Jesus is among the many favourites for the Golden Boot (Photograph: Getty)
‘My high six is Liverpool at No.1, then Man Metropolis, Arsenal third, Tottenham fourth, Man United fifth, Chelsea sixth,’ he added.
‘I’ve been requested, “what is an efficient season for Arsenal?” and I say, “something higher than final season”.
‘Final season was nonetheless good, it’s simply annoying and disappointing that the opposite North London workforce beat us to Champions League. However we’re again in Europe and I nonetheless really feel that Arsenal have a greater likelihood of profitable the Europa League then they’ve the Champions league.
‘I’m so glad with the Arsenal summer season signings as a result of we want marquee signings. We don’t want gamers that have to show themselves or which can be going to be good trigger we’ve bought a whole lot of that already.
‘[Jesus and Oleksandr Zinchenko] are gamers that the younger gamers can watch in coaching and on matchdays as effectively and attempt to copy and emulate that [champions mentality]. They’ve been there and gained it. They’re winners and it’s nice that Arsenal have gotten these two gamers within the membership.
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