Offbeat: England: Haaland came out of its "comfort zone"

Erling Haaland greedy for goals, ‘a bit s—‘ in not completing hat trick

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Erling Haaland sous les couleurs de Manchester City lors d'un entraînement à Green Bay, dans le Wisconsin, le 22 juillet 2022 © Kamil Krzaczynski Erling Haaland under the colors of Manchester City during training at Green Bay, Wisconsin, July 22, 2022

Released from his "Zone Zone Comfort "in Dortmund and a week after his first official match in the Manchester City jersey, beaten by Liverpool in the community shield (3-1), Erling Haaland will make his big first League debut in West Ham, Sunday at London Stadium (5.30 p.m.).

and as in front of the Reds, he will be by far the most scrutinized player, he who is not only supposed to have a new course crossed on the Citizens on the offensive level, but also called to become the best player in the England championship in the medium term.

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The amount of its transfer (51 million pounds, or 61 million euros) is not the heaviest to wear, since Tottenham has, for example, bet 60 million pounds on the Brazilian center-center Richarlison.

The real weight that will weigh on the large shoulders of the 22-year-old Norwegian colossus will paradoxically be the number of goals scored with Borussia Dortmund in two and a half seasons: 86 in 89 matches ...

can keep the same level of Efficiency in the world's most raised championship, as well as in the high spheres of the Champions League? It is precisely for this questioning that he crossed the Channel. "One of the principles of the game is to get out of your comfort zone, as I have always done, and as I like to do because this is how we are also developing on a human level "He said in an interview with Sky Sports.

With Haaland, Man City again the team to beat in England

  With Haaland, Man City again the team to beat in England Let's get the bad news out of the way for Manchester City: As it stands, this will be the seventh and final season of Pep Guardiola’s trophy-filled time at the club. Seeing the back of a coach who has taken English soccer to new levels of excellency in his longer-than-expected time at City will be a relief to the rest of the Premier League. Now for all the good news. City returns for the new Premier League season, which starts on Friday, as the reigning champion, the team to beat once again and having been reinforced by the signing of one of the world’s best players.

Le nouvel attaquant de Manchester City Erling Haaland contre le Bayern Munich à Green Bay, le 23 juillet 2022 © Kamil Krzaczynski The new Manchester City Erling Haaland striker against Bayern Munich in Green Bay, July 23, 2022

Haaland has already experienced four clubs in his young career: Bryne and Molde, in the Norwegian championship, the Red Bull Salzburg , then Dortmund.

"I am a player who is hungry for goals, who gives 100%, who wants to win all the matches. These are simple, but important things," he added.

The Norwegian international, whose national selection did not qualify for the World Cup this fall in Qatar, is not upset by its beginnings borrowed against Liverpool last weekend, where it very unusually missed a Frank opportunity at the end of the match.

"We are tried every week for what we do on the field, so we have to be effective and do our best. For me, as an attacker, it's something on which I should not Linger because if we think too much, we end up doing things that we don't want to do. "

An adaptation time will undoubtedly be necessary, especially within a team from Manchester City which always takes several months to rise in power. "It will be hard, but it is all the charm of the Premier League, which is the most followed championship in the world," observes Haaland.

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Watch: England's Chloe Kelly honors Brandi Chastain with celebration .
Chloe Kelly scored a goal in extra time to give England a 2-1 win over Germany in the European Championship final. The 24-year-old midfielder celebrated by taking off her jersey just like Chastain did after winning the Women’s World Cup in 1999.There was one minor hiccup in the celebration as Kelly had to wait for approval from video review to approve the goal. 23 years after Brandi Chastain pioneered her iconic sports-bra celebration, England’s Chloe Kelly pays tribute in her nation’s own groundbreaking footballing moment. The long hesitation for VAR makes it seem all the more British pic.twitter.

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