Erling Braut Haaland was an immediate hit at Manchester City. 52 goals later, the super striker admits that he did not count on so many netizens.
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– There was never any doubt. I knew I was going to perform and I knew I was going to play in a good team. I never doubted, to be honest, says Haaland in an interview with Sky Sports.
The interview has been done in connection with the award he has been awarded by the Association for English Sports Journalists (FWA). The 22-year-old’s debut season in England after his transfer from Borussia Dortmund has exceeded all expectations, also for the youngster himself.
– I didn’t expect it to go so well. I still expected to score. City scored 100 goals last year. For me to come into this team to score – of course I expected it, but not so many, he says.
City and Haaland have won the Premier League. The FA Cup final against Manchester United and the Champions League final against Inter still remain.
Before that, the last Premier League game of the season awaits. Then Haaland will try to embellish the scoring record of 36 goals.
Published: 25 May 2023 20:57