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Erling Haaland is reportedly one of the best strikers in the world for his age, according to Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.



Haaland may develop into one of the all-time great goal scorers, according to Guardiola.

This was stated by the Spaniard during his pre-game press conference prior to Saturday's Premier League match between Manchester City and Bournemouth.

Haaland scored twice against West Ham United in his Premier League debut to give his Man City career the best possible start.

Asked if he could compare Haaland with any other strikers he’s worked with or in world football, Guardiola said: “He’s a top striker." If you put the names of the biggest strikers at that age, how many games they played, and the goals they scored, he’s the greatest.
“You see how many games he played in Salzburg?" How many goals? But he’s still at a young age. Tomorrow will be a new challenge, and he’s aged 21, with a long career ahead of him, and he has the desire to be better. He will continue to improve. I will encourage him to be a better player, a better finisher and [he has to] think today I will be better than yesterday, try to train today better than yesterday. When this happens, he has the skills to be one of the best top scorers of all time. "

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