Erling Haaland: Ex-BVB star Gündogan becomes clear – “Honestly, I would say no”
After moving to Manchester City plays Erling Haaland along with a former Borussia Dortmund player: Ilkay Gündogan.
Last season, Manchester City lost to Real Madrid in the Champions League semifinals. When asked whether the English master with Erling Haaland would have been kicked out, Gündogan becomes clear.
Erling Haaland: Ex-BVB star Gündogan becomes clear
With Erling Haaland Manchester City hopes to finally win their first Champions League title. Last season the club was on the verge of reaching the premier class final.
This is Erling Haaland:
- Age: 21 years (July 21, 2000)
- Place of birth: Leeds (England)
- Nationality: Norway
- Height: 194cm
- Position: center forward
- His stations: Bryne FK, Molde FK, RB Salzburg, Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City
In the semifinals, the first leg against Real Madrid was won 4:3 and Pep Guardiola’s team also led 1:0 in the second leg until added time. But then Real Madrid turned up the heat and scored two goals, followed by the 3-1 win in extra time.
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Would everything have gone differently with Erling Haaland? When asked about his new team-mate, Ilkay Gündogan was full of praise, but when asked the yes-or-no question as to whether the Norwegian could have prevented the end of the premier class, he had to laugh at first.
Could Erling Haaland have prevented the Champions League exit?
The question will never be answered, but Gündogan became clear. “Can I answer that other than yes or no? But honestly, I would say no,” the 31-year-old toldITV Sports“.
Gündogan continued: “Because I don’t think we lost the game because we didn’t have a physical striker. No, I do not think so. We didn’t play mature enough in the final minutes of the game.”
messages to Erling Haaland:
Will things go better with Erling Haaland this year? Hopes for the Norwegian are high. However, the striker had to suffer a severe setback in the first competitive game (read more here).
An ex-BVB talent could now find its way to Erling Haaland, Ilkay Gündogan and Manchester City (more on that here!). (oa)