Wayne Rooney Makes Bold Prediction About Erling Haaland

Wayne Rooney Makes Bold Prediction About Erling Haaland

  • Wayne Rooney has taken stock of Erling Haaland's stunning form since he joined Manchester City in the summer
  • According to Rooney, Haaland has what it takes to become an 'absolute superstar' after hitting top form with City
  • The Norwegian talisman has scored 14 goals for the English giants since he joined them in the summer, with his last goal coming on Saturday against Wolves

Premier League legend Wayne Rooney has backed man City hotshot Erling Haaland for greatness.

Haaland has been in hot form since joining City this summer from Borussia Dortmund in a £51million deal.

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Erling Haaland celebrates his hat trick during the Premier League match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at Etihad Stadium. Photo by Shaun Botterill.
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The Norwegian has already scored an eyewatering 14 goals since his arrival, with 11 of those coming in the Premier League.

And at just 22, the youngster is primed to score a lot more and smash many records in the English top flight.

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Wayne Rooney predicts big things for Erling Haaland

The same opinion is shared by Rooney, who contends the former Dortmund striker has all it takes to become a Premier League legend.

According to the Manchester United icon, Haaland is a unique player who could become 'an absolute superstar.'

"Watching him play is incredible. He’ll obviously score goals, like he has been doing, but I just think he makes the difference to City," Rooney told The Times.
"I think he’s unique, he’s recognisable, he has presence – on and off the pitch, I think he’s going to be an absolute superstar," he added.

Meanwhile, Haaland was once again on target on Saturday, September 17, as he helped Man City hammer Wolves 3-0.

The goal was his 14th since joining the Pep Guardiola-tutored side.

Jude Bellingham describes Haaland's freak goal with three words

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Erling Haaland’s late winner for Manchester City against Borussia Dortmund left his former teammate Jude Bellingham stunned.

An exciting clip has emerged online showing Bellingham giving Haaland a piece of his mind immediately after the final whistle, albeit through friendly banter.

It was Bellingham who opened the scoring for Dortmund at the Etihad with a well-taken goal, but City found an equalizer through John Stones.

Source: Sports Brief News