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Michael Owen, a former attacker for Real Madrid and Manchester United, has compared Ivan Toney, a new striker for England, to Erling Haaland, a star for Manchester City.



With five goals in his first seven Premier League games for Brentford this season, Toney has had a fantastic start.

His extraordinary play has earned him his first-ever call-up to the England team for their upcoming Nations League matches against Germany and Italy.

Owen is particularly impressed by Toney's physical prowess and strength, which prompts him to draw comparisons to Haaland.

“Big centre-forwards, we associate them with winning flick-ons and being a target man. "You see the likes of Haaland and Toney, they aren’t just that,” Owen told Premier League productions.
“They are running in-behind. They are showing pace. They are showing athleticism. "Scoring all different types of goals.”
He added: “The other thing I like about Toney, and Haaland does it as well, if you get the wrong side of Toney as a defender, then you can’t get back. He’s just too strong, he holds you off and then just shoots. “For somebody of the size of him, you just don’t associate this with him (his free-kick goal against Leeds). It’s unbelievable for a man of that size; it’s such an amazing goal. "

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