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“He’s got everything” Aguero compares Haaland to Messi and Maradona

Erling Haaland, Lionel Messi
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The Norwegian striker has taken the Premier League by storm since joining Man City this summer.

Sergio Aguero believes Erling Haaland has the potential to find his place among the greatest strikers of all time.

A summer move from Borussia Dortmund saw Haaland join Manchester City and kick-start his Premier League career. 

The Norway international has scored 20 goals in his 13 appearances for the Citizens across all competitions, already setting himself up for breaking numerous all-time records.

Aguero praises Haaland’s incredible talent but urges him to stay consistent. 

“There’s been many strikers worthy of awe I can think of,” Aguero told Stake.

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“One of my favourites was Ronaldo [Nazario], who time and time again proved to be the full package as a player, and a menace before the goalposts. 

“Each era usually has two or three players with that ability – and usually with different styles. 

“Diego [Maradona], Romario, Lewandowski, [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic, and Leo, of course! Each had their own flair but they were all tremendous scorers to a fault.

“Speaking of Haaland specifically, he’s got potency, athleticism, and a particular instinct for goals, which makes him very dangerous. 

“He’s got everything to keep racking up amazing stats, especially being part of an offensively-minded team like City.

“That in turn means plenty of opportunities to score. 

“He’s young and has a lot of potential to continue breaking records. Key to this, of course, will be consistency.”