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Erling Haaland: Man City Striker Gives ‘Fast and Strong’ Mbappe His Flowers
- Kylian Mbappe has received rave reviews from Manchester City striker Erling Haaland
- The Frenchman has equalled Uruguayan legend Edinson Cavani's scoring record for PSG
- Mbappe was also shortlised for a top award alongside Karim Benzema and Lionel Messi
Manchester City striker, Erling Haaland believes Kylian Mbappe is 'one of the best' players in the modern era.
Both Mbappe and Haaland have been tipped to take over the football mantle from Al-Nassr forward, Cristiano Ronaldo and Paris Saint-Germain playmaker, Lionel Messi.
The pair have not looked back since bursting onto the scene as teenage prodigies, smashing records at will.
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For context, the 24-year-old achieved his latest milestone in 54 games less than the Uruguayan, to underline his dizzying success at such a tender age.
Discussing the meteoric rise of Mbappe and his phenomenal performance in the past few seasons, Erling Haaland described the Frenchman with glowing words.
"There are so many good players and Kylian is one of them. He is so strong! The French are so lucky," Haaland said via Football Tweet.
The 22-year-old Norwegian poacher added:
"I wish he had played for Norway, honestly! He's so fast and so strong that he's only two years older than me."
Mbappe named 'best in world'
In a related article, PSG coach, Christophe Galtier showered praise on Mbappe following his heroics against Olympique Marseille.
The star and Lionel Messi combined for devastating effect in the French version of El Clasico, dubbed Le Classique on Sunday.
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After the thrilling game, Mbappe received rave reviews from his coach, who labelled him as the 'best attacker in the world'.
Mbappe reaches PSG landmark
Sports Brief also reported on Mbappe etching his name in history for PSG after bagging a brace against Olympique Marseille.
The former AS Monaco prodigy, who has been touted as heir-apparent to the Cristiano Ronaldo-Messi title, is living up to the hype.
At the tender age of just 24, Mbappe became the club's all-time top scorer with 200 goals, drawing him level with Edinson Cavani.