Haaland: I came to Manchester City to grow up

LONDON: Norwegian top scorer Erling Haaland has confirmed that he has come to Manchester City to take his game to another level. Haaland, 22, joined Manchester City from Borussia Dortmund questsummer for 51.1 million pounds (62.1 million dollars). Haaland is regarded as one of the most important players on the world stage today, but he expected his level to rise further under the guidance of City manager Pep Guardiola. “For me as a striker, it’s a little bit about my performance on the pitch, it’s about the feeling, how I can perform in the best possible way and develop more because I’m still 22,” Haaland told Sky Sports on Thursday. “The team here will be really impressive, I can improve in every aspect, “he added.” In the end it’s about how you feel, it’s like a lot of things, if you wanted a new job how would you feel, and that’s how I felt, “he noted.” I don’t see the time to look at the stadiums and feel the atmosphere and the competition … We are facing them, the fans are facing each other, this is something I really like, as well as the feeling of the match, “he said he said. The Norwegian sniper has concluded by saying: “It will certainly be difficult, and this is the magical thing about the English Premier League, it is a very difficult competition and that is why it is the most famous league competition in the world”. (Dpa)