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Terzic: We have to tell Haaland to slow down

Sun 03 January 2021 | 9:53

Dortmund boss wants to ease back his Norwegian star into action after his injury.

Erling Haaland

has scored 17 goals in 14 matches this season but missed the entire December due to his hamstring injury. The player has worked hard to get back into action as his team were able to win only one of their four matches without him. New Dortmund boss

Edin Terzic

who has replaced Lucien Favre wants the Norway international to slow down and get back into the game with more patience.

“Erling Haaland is known for his hunger for play, to score goals. This is one of his qualities. We see it in every game.

“But we have to be careful and tell him to slow down. Especially when he has barely returned from injury. Apart from that, we guide him quietly, but it's good to see this desire, this hunger.”

After the sacking of Lucien Favre Dortmund will try to close the gap at the top of the table as they are nine points off the pace of

RB Leipzig

who are currently leading the table. Dortmund will play against

Wolfsburg

on Sunday as they are currently standing in the sixth place of league table with 22 points from their 13 matches.


source: SportMob