Leipzig boss Marco Rose sends Man City ace Haaland transfer message
'Send him to me': Marco Rose jokes Man City should sell 'top' Erling Haaland to RB Leipzig
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'Send him to me': Marco Rose jokes Man City should sell 'top' Erling Haaland to RB Leipzig

Marco Rose has joked that if Manchester City do not want to keep Erling Haaland any longer, they should feel free to send him to RB Leipzig.

The German manager’s response came after he was quizzed about the constant debate about whether the 22-year-old has made City worse or whether his incredible goalscoring rate should be lauded for what it is.

Even Kevin De Bruyne said that the £51.2 million (Eurosport) man has not been a problem for the Sky Blues side and instead, he has actually managed to win his side a number of games on his own this term.

But Marco Rose has now said that if Manchester City are unhappy with Erling Haaland, he would more than delighted to coach him at RB Leipzig.

Marco Rose makes tongue-in-cheek remark about Erling Haaland ahead of Manchester City vs RB Leipzig

The former Borussia Dortmund manager’s side face Pep Guardiola’s men in the 2nd leg of the Champions League Round of 16 after the reverse fixture ended in a 1-1 draw.

When quizzed about the constant Erling Haaland debate at Manchester City, RB Leipzig boss Marco Rose simply replied via Football Daily, “If you don’t want him, send him to me.”

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He continued, “I hope he stays the original Erling Haaland. And again, he scored 28 goals in 26 league games. If you put these goals away, I don’t know where would City be in the league now. So, I don’t know what we are talking about. Erling Haaland is one of the top players and one of the top No.9’s in the world.”

Jokes aside, Marco Rose has hit the nail right on the head about how key Erling Haaland has been to Manchester City.

While there are flaws that can be ironed out of the Norwegian’s game, it is key to remember that he is only young and City’s issues this season have nothing to do with his much-discussed areas of improvement.

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