Manchester City Striker Erling Haaland Makes Bold Comparison Between Himself and Real Madrid’s Striker Karim Benzema.
New Manchester City striker Erling Haaland has revealed his ambition is to try and emulate Karim Benzema , Karim Benzema has been in form and is a clear favourite for this year’s Ballon d’Or award Haaland has.
Meanwhile, hit the ground running in the Premier League with three goals so far, Erling Haaland has revealed that Real Madrid’s striker Karim Benzema is his inspiration.
Erling Haaland has opened up that he would like to follow Benzema’s achievements in a City shirt. Haaland joined Manchester City earlier in the summer after the Premier League Champions activated his release clause from Borussia Dortmund.
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The Norwegian International three goals and an assist in his three Premier League appearances. Speaking to FourFourTwo, as quoted by Manchester City Evening News, Haaland marvelled at how Benzema’s career has been successful. You can never stop looking for new ways to become better.
Look at Karim Benzema at Real Madrid. He’s 34 now, and suddenly he’s developed into a better player over the last couple of years – that’s fantastic. I want to always do that.
Real Madrid were also in the race to sign Haaland before Manchester City snapped him up. It is believed that the club’s president Florentino Perez has set his eyes on the 22-year-old as a long-term replacement for Benzema.