Manchester City – Saha: “We expect from Haaland what we could expect from Messi or Ronaldo”

The Norwegian cyborg had a thunderous Premier debut with the Citizens and impressed many former Premier League strikers.

Ten goals in six Premier League days and observers are already under the spell: Erling Haaland is having an idyllic debut in the Manchester City jersey.

“He is what City needed”

A profile that fits perfectly with the needs of the Citizens after an entire season without a real center forward for Guardiola’s team.

“We expected him so much. But it’s sure that it’s an extraordinary start for a player that we consider extraordinary. He has the potential to do these feats,” analyzes Louis Saha for Téléfoot.

“We expect from him what we expected from Cristiano and Messi for a long time. For me, it’s great. It’s great for world football.

“He completely matches what City and Guardiola needed in the approach.”

“He’s a fairly intelligent player in his movement”

The former Manchester United striker unsurprisingly sees the Norwegian succeeding in his move to the Premier League in the longer term.

“He is a player who is physical. But he is a player who is quite intelligent in his movement who sometimes manages to attract his defenders”, he continues.

“He even comes towards the ball to relieve his team a bit.”

The Premier League suspended this weekend due to the death of Queen Elizabeth II, it is in the Champions League, against his former club Borussia Dortmund, that the Norwegian will have a new opportunity to shine this Wednesday, a week later. his double in Seville.


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