Gary Neville lavished praise on to Manchester City goalscorer Erling Haaland during his masterful display against Burnley.
Speaking to Sky Sports, the popular pundit gave his two cents on the 23-year-old, who kicked off the season with a brilliant brace at Turf Moor.
Gary Neville acknowledged that as well as Burnley performed upon their return to the Premier League, players like Erling Haaland at teams like Manchester City are always likely to snatch games away from them in mere moments.
Gary Neville raves about Manchester City striker Erling Haaland after Burnley demolition job
Branded as an ‘unbelievable footballer’ by Jack Grealish, the £51 million (Sky Sports) man reminded the world of why doubting him is futile at this point.
The Norwegian superstar’s opener within four minutes was a demonstration of his remarkable eye for goal while his second just reiterated the fact that we are witnessing a truly generational finisher.
As Manchester City were leading 2-0 against Burnley at the time, Gary Neville lauded Erling Haaland as well as the visitors on Friday night.
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“For all of Manchester City’s strengths, they still work incredibly hard on set-pieces. Everything is right. Haaland is brave and he’s just a brilliant finisher. Burnley have found out this half that you can play well but against the top teams, they can deliver massive quality and that is what Haaland has done.”
Erling Haaland could even better his total from last season
Gary Neville is certainly right and perhaps the scoreline in the first-half between Manchester City and Burnley did not reflect the actual game, with the difference-maker being Erling Haaland.
While many claimed that Haaland may not be as productive this season due to the once-in-a-lifetime campaign he is coming off of, it would be silly to question a goalscorer of his ilk.
Erling Haaland seems to bag goals with or without the best service out there and may already be the best goalscorer the Premier League has ever seen.