Pep Guardiola aforementioned Erling Haland it proves to be so productive that it creates problems for itself in the future.
This Manchester City The forward scored eight goals in his last two games alongside Guardiola with his second consecutive hat-trick. beat Burnley 6-0 inside FA Cup.
Haaland hit five times 7-0 shot by Leipzig Tuesday’s club hit a record 42 goals in a season, and Guardiola thinks he’s boosted his prospects for other games.
“This man will have a problem in the future, he is expected to score 3-4 goals in every game and that will not happen,” he said.
As he did against Leipzig, Guardiola came in with about half an hour to replace Haaland, adding: “It’s incredible that he played for just an hour. He’s so effective, he’s an incredible threat.”
As for whether he has set a goal for the season, Haaland said: “No, I haven’t. I’m a striker, I like to score goals, but my focus is not scoring goals, but capturing positions. If I get a chance, I have a good chance to score.”
Burnley manager and former City captain Vincent Kompany has compared Haaland to some of the outstanding players of his generation and thinks he will be better again.
“I’ve played against the big ones, (Lionel) Messi, Ronaldinho, (Zinedine) Zidane, Cristiano Ronaldo: after all, they’re part of a very special elite because I think they have a hard time stopping even the best.” those guys because someone like Erling will continue to find a way. I think the goal record in general puts you in a certain bracket, in a certain category.
“He’s an exciting player because what everyone sees is his goals and he’s already very, very good at that, with his movement in the box, he has athleticism and speed. He has a good sense of where the ball is going to land in the penalty area, but he’s also in the right place, in the right environment, for his development. He has the coach and I think he has the right mindset.”