Gary Neville compares Erling Haaland to James Bond villain ‘Jaws’ as he admits Manchester Metropolis’s in-form striker appears ‘unplayable’ after scoring 10 objectives in his first six Premier League video games
- Soccer pundit Gary Neville compares Erling Haaland to James Bond villain Jaws
- The previous Manchester United legend believes the Man Metropolis star is unplayable
- Haaland has scored 10 objectives in simply six Premier League appearances for Metropolis
The Norwegian, who joined the Premier League champions for £51million this summer time, is main the scoring race within the Premier League after scoring 10 occasions in simply six video games to date this marketing campaign.
Gary Neville has in contrast Manchester Metropolis striker Erling Haaland to James Bond Villain ‘Jaws’
Haaland acquired himself on the scoresheet once more as Metropolis have been held to a 1-1 draw with Aston Villa
‘Erling Haaland is… it simply appears a bit unfair. I bear in mind once I watched James Bond movies once I was youthful and there was the character Jaws, who was about 7ft 2in,’ Neville mentioned.
‘He used to simply decide individuals up and chuck them on the ground, and it is just a little bit like that once you watch Haaland in opposition to robust centre-backs.
Former Man United star Neville was stuffed with reward for the 22-year-old on his newest podcast
‘You suppose, ‘wow, he is simply unplayable – how do you even address him within the field?’.
‘The one factor I might say is Haaland’s profession at Metropolis will in all probability extend his general profession, as a result of he is simply standing there.
‘The best way Manchester Metropolis play, with that possession that they hold, you by no means actually see him stretching groups, aside from once they get one or two in entrance.’
Haaland reminds Neville of James Bond villain ‘Jaws’ who was 7ft 2inches as he’s unplayable
Haaland has made a powerful begin to life within the Premier League by notching 10 objectives in simply six Premier League appearances – notching two hat-tricks in that point.
He has maybe tailored to the English sport faster than most anticipated and Neville believes he’s good information for the Premier League contemplating he’s ‘one of many high two or three gamers on this planet’.
‘I simply need to say that I am massively impressed with him. It is the primary time we have signed what I consider to be one of many high two or three gamers on this planet for the longer term.
Norwegian worldwide Haaland has scored 10 objectives in simply six Premier League appearances
‘Ordinarily, these gamers go to Paris Saint-Germain, Actual Madrid or Barcelona.
‘Cristiano Ronaldo, when he grew to become one of the best participant on this planet right here [at Manchester United] or possibly Thierry Henry at Arsenal, they did not signal as prospects to be one of the best participant on this planet, they only developed to being that once they have been right here.
‘However this participant – you absolutely anticipate he’ll go on and win Ballon d’Ors and be one of the best participant on this planet.
‘That is thrilling – that is not occurred for fairly some time within the Premier League.’