Man United Legend Reveals Who Between Kylian Mbappe and Haaland Will Become the Best Player in the World

Man United Legend Reveals Who Between Kylian Mbappe and Haaland Will Become the Best Player in the World

  • Paul Scholes has tipped Kylian Mbappe to become a better footballer in the future than Erling Haaland
  • According to the former Manchester United midfielder Mbappe has slight edge over Haaland
  • Both players have had a fine start to the new season, with Haaland, who joined Man City in the summer netting 14 goals across competitions

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has backed Kylian Mbappe to become the world's best player ahead of Erling Haaland.

Both Haaland and Mbappe have previously been tipped to take over from Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi - two of the world's best players, who have dominated the football scene for more than a decade now.

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Kylian Mbappe celebrates his goal during the UEFA Nations League League match between France and Austria at Stade de France. Photo by Jean Catuffe.
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The duo has had a scintillating start to the new season, with Haaland showing no signs of struggle to adapt to the Premier League.

Haaland moved to the English top-flight this summer, swapping Borussia Dortmund for reigning champions Man City.

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The Norwegian has already notched an eyewatering 14 goals for the Citizens across competitions, with 11 of those coming in the EPL.

Mbappe, meanwhile, has picked from where he left last season, with the Frenchman finding the back of the net 10 times.

Paul Scholes backs Kylian Mbappe to become a great player

While Haaland and Mbappe have shown similar levels of talent, Scholes contends the latter is destined to become the best player in the world ahead of the Man City attacker.

According to Scholes, Mbappe has got 'more to his game' than Erling Haaland.

"I'd go Mbappe. I think there's more to his game [than Haaland's]. He's not just an out-and-out centre forward, is he?" Scholes said while appearing on Gary Neville's The Overlap.

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'He [Mbappe] can go wide, he can dribble past people, he's quick, he can play one-twos. Haaland's f****** amazing, don't get me wrong, but he is [just] a goalscorer, isn't he?' he added.

Source: Sports Brief News