Rio Ferdinand on Erling Haaland: He's a nightmare for the opposition

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Rio Ferdinand on Erling Haaland: He's a nightmare for the opposition

Manchester City achieved a great victory over RB Leipzig, with a score of 7:0. The scorer of even 5 goals was a Norwegian, Erling Haalaand. Rio Ferdinand, a Manchester United legend, is particularly impressed by Haaland's performance.

"What he's doing right now, he's got every single defender, before a ball is even kicked, on the ropes, thinking 'Wow!' They're losing sleep the night before the game," said Ferdinand, as quoted by Rio Ferdinand believes that opponents are afraid of Erling Haaland and his talent.

The Norwegian really impressed everyone with last night's performance. "They're looking at him in the tunnel thinking, 'He's bigger than I actually imagined he'd be,' and they're getting in the game, thinking... 'He's actually faster than I thought he was.'

He's got rockets in his boots.
And he knows where the goal is... He's a nightmare for the opposition.
We highlighted Gvardiol before [the match]. He has been very impressive and [wanted] by many teams. But I think Haaland's gone home after [the first leg], and said: 'I'm not having that again.'

He's probably thought about it for a few days and said 'I'm going to put him under it today.' And he gave him an absolute roasting today."

Joleon Lescott on the game and Erling Haaland

Joleon Lescott also commented on the second goal.

"There are so many elements to this second goal. The press after scoring a penalty to put three or four players under pressure, to obviously get to the goalkeeper, to recognise the ball when [it's cleared], to head it down to Kevin De Bruyne, and then to react so fast.

For me, this is a remarkable goal." Joleon Lescott believes that Haaland has something that other attackers have. "He obviously has something inside of him, a natural ability, that separates him from pretty much everyone," said Lescott.

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