Sergio Aguero claims Erling Haaland ‘was too used to Germany’ after he missed a sitter throughout disappointing Neighborhood Defend debut, as Man Metropolis legend hits out at membership’s ‘unusual’ determination to promote Raheem Sterling
- Erling Haaland scored 62 targets in 67 Bundesliga video games for Borussia Dortmund
- He has been backed to complete as high scorer in his debut 12 months at Manchester Metropolis
- However the Norwegian striker struggled within the Neighborhood Defend towards Liverpool
- Metropolis legend Sergio Aguero suggests Haaland may take time to adapt to England
The Norwegian striker has arrived within the Premier League with loads of hype following his £51million transfer from Borussia Dortmund earlier this summer time.
Nonetheless, he struggled in Manchester Metropolis’s 3-1 defeat to Liverpool within the Neighborhood Defend on Saturday and missed a sitter from solely a few yards out within the closing moments.
Erling Haaland missed a sitter from solely a few yards out in Saturday’s Neighborhood Defend
‘He was too used to Germany,’ Aguero mentioned on his Twitch channel. ‘Haaland thought he was alone, then Van Dijk arrived and mentioned “welcome to the Premier League”.’
Haaland scored 62 targets in 67 Bundesliga video games throughout two and a half seasons for Dortmund and has been backed by bookmakers to complete because the Premier League’s high scorer in his debut marketing campaign for Metropolis.
He’ll hope to emulate Aguero, who scored 23 league targets in his first season for the membership after shifting from Atletico Madrid in 2011. The Argentine went on to hit a complete of 260 Metropolis targets, making him their all-time report goalscorer.
Sergio Aguero has hinted that the Norwegian striker might take time to adapt to English soccer
The Manchester Metropolis legend has additionally questioned the membership’s determination to promote Raheem Sterling
Aguero performed alongside Raheem Sterling for six seasons on the Etihad – 19 of his Metropolis targets have been assisted by the England worldwide – and questioned the membership’s determination to promote him to Chelsea this summer time.
The Blues paid £50million for Sterling after he grew annoyed at his lack of alternatives underneath Pep Guardiola.
‘I do not perceive the sale of Sterling,’ Aguero mentioned. ‘There are occasions they [City] make unusual choices.’
Aguero and Sterling performed alongside one another for six seasons on the Etihad Stadium
Aguero revealed that he has been involved together with his Argentine compatriot Julian Alvarez
The person making an attempt to fill Sterling’s sneakers in Manchester is 22-year-old Julian Alvarez, who arrived from River Plate for £14million in January however was despatched again on mortgage to the Argentine membership within the second half of final season.
In contrast to Haaland, Alvarez did rating within the Neighborhood Defend on Saturday regardless of Metropolis’s defeat.
Aguero, who was compelled to retire final 12 months because of coronary heart issues simply six months right into a stint at Barcelona, briefly performed alongside the ahead for Argentina.
‘Julian despatched me a message to learn how life is in Manchester,’ the 34-year-old revealed. ‘I informed him that he was going to be very chilly!’