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Meunier: ‘Haaland is more like an assassin than Mbappe’


Defender Thomas Meunier appreciated Erling Haaland’s combat ability in the penalty area more than Kylian Mbappe.

“I can’t compare Haaland and Mbappe,” commented Meunier. “They are two different types of players. They are both agile but that’s it. Kylian likes one on one defender. He’s the sum total of everything and reminds me of Thierry Henry. Erling is like an inner assassin. more penalty area He can beat any goalie Over the next few years he will progress to become one of the best strikers in the world Haaland and Mbappe will be among the players. at best when they turn 25 “.

Meunier appreciated Haaland’s hunting instinct. Image: Borussia Dortmund.

Meunier worked with Mbappe at PSG from 2017 to 2020 before switching to Dortmund. At the German club, the Belgian player is Haaland’s teammate. Mbappe and Haaland are considered to be the two most promising strikers at the moment.

Two years older than Haaland, Mbappe once conquered the 2018 World Cup with France and reached the Champions League final last year with PSG. As for Haaland, the Norwegian striker is the top pursuit target of big clubs like Real, Man Utd or Chelsea.

“I think the goalscoring instinct is in Haaland’s blood. He plays like a classic center-forward. I really like those types of strikers. He shoots well with both feet. Haaland needs to improve. ability to hit but honestly, he is only 20 years old and has a future ahead, “the 29-year-old defender continued. “I really think in the next few years, Haaland will become Robert Lewandowski or Romelu Lukaku – strikers who can score 25 to 30 goals per season. He will be one of the best.”

Vinh San (according to the Goal)



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