Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland enhanced his goal return in his latest outing, netting a hat-trick to make it 85 goals in 87 matches for the German club.

The youngster hauled his side from 2-0 down to 3-2 up against Bochum on Saturday, but his team ultimately went down 4-3 as they failed to confirm second place in the Bundesliga. Nevertheless, Haaland showed an element of leadership in his outing.

Taking responsibility with two first-half spot-kicks and a 68th-minute strike showed a level of maturity for the 21-year-old. It was Bochum’s first win 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 have claimed an outline deal has already been agreed.

However, the attacker was dealt some very sad news with the death of his agent Mino Raiola on Saturday, just before he hit his hat-trick. Follow the game, Haaland paid tribute to Raiola on social media with a photo of the pair with the caption: “The best.”

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