Former Manchester City boss Sven-Goran Eriksson believes that Erling Haaland can develop into top-of-the-line footballers of all time – provided he stays on the club.
Haaland has liked a excellent start to life at City, scoring 20 targets in 14 matches in all competitions (15 in 10 inside the Premier League) to make a mockery of people who thought he will not match proper right into a Pep Guardiola team.
That the 22-year-old – who City signed from Borussia Dortmund for £51m within the summertime – failed to achieve or assist for the first time this season in City’s 1-0 loss to Liverpool on Sunday says an horrible lot. The final time he failed to achieve – in opposition to Bournemouth in August – he went on an 11-game scoring streak, suggesting his targets tally for the season might presumably be about to surge as soon as extra.
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Speaking to OLBG, Sven talked about that Haaland’s start to the season has been no fluke and that he is sure to proceed scoring.
“If he goes on like this, Erling Haaland can be the excessive scorer. Haaland is an excellent participant, and is superb inside the subject,” talked about Eriksson.
“He’s having fun with within the acceptable team because of the ball is always inside the final third. They assemble up and protect the ball, so he might have so many options and he’s taking them. He’s bodily strong, quick, an ideal header of the ball and finisher too, he has all of the items.
“If he doesn’t lose his head, which is important, and he doesn’t get harmful accidents then I imagine he’ll be considered one of many greatest ever. Of course he acquired’t win a World Cup with Norway nevertheless he’ll win numerous titles, notably if he stays at Manchester City.”
After drawing a clear in opposition to Liverpool on Sunday Haaland may be looking for to return to scoring strategies in opposition to Brighton on Saturday sooner than visiting former club Borussia Dortmund in a mouth-watering Champions League tie subsequent week.
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