Liverpool legend, Jamie Carragher, has questioned whether Erling Haaland has joined the wrong club in Manchester City.
According to him, City’s style does not play to his strengths.
Harry Kane broke Jimmy Greaves’ record to become Tottenham’s all-time leading scorer as they inflicted a blow to City’s title defence with a 1-0 win.
It was a disappointing performance from City as they failed to get Haaland into the game – as shown by the fact he failed to register a single touch in the opposition box or deliver any shots on the Tottenham goal.
Despite scoring 25 Premier League goals this season, Haaland has only scored in one of his last seven away appearances in all competitions, while overall City have only found the net six times in their last nine away games, only scoring two or more in just one of those matches – away at Leeds.
Compare that to Kane, who ended the evening with 10 touches in the City box – including one goal.
Gary Neville said “something isn’t right at Man City, it just feels a little bit strange at the moment,” while Carragher felt Haaland cut a frustrated figure in attack.
“I think we’ve only seen 60 per cent of Erling Haaland,” Carragher said.
“You think of the goal he got vs West Ham when there was space in behind and he gets in behind. I know that’s not there every time due to the way City play. He’s come from a counter-attacking league [the Bundesliga] where it’s end to end. You saw his blistering pace there – we don’t see it here.
“He might have picked the wrong club to actually get the best out of him.”
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