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Guardiola comments on Haaland transfer talks

Fri 19 March 2021 | 16:21

Manchester City boss has talked about the rumors about Haaland’s transfer.

Many clubs are following Dortmund’s young star

Erling Haaland

following his impressive performance, and there have been rumors about the


' interest in signing him, but Guardiola refuses to talk about the possibility of his transfer the Manchester City because he thinks that it’s not professional to talk about other teams’ players.

“He's a player from Dortmund. I don't like when people talk about our players. You understand I cannot answer this question.”

Guardiola said about the transfer talks


Despite refusing to talk about Haaland’s transfer Guardiola praises the young star’s performance, saying that his stats show his quality.

“The numbers speak for itself. He's one of the best strikers in the world right now at his age.

“I saw a few games, I didn't have much time but the highlights, the numbers in the Champions League and the league are impressive.

“I know the quality of this player, everybody knows.”

Former Bayern Munich boss says that Dortmund has been making some wise investments in young talents, and they are already seeing the results of their decisions with the performance of players like Haaland and Sancho.

“In two weeks I could answer better because I didn't see much.”

Guardiola said about Dortmund in general


“Dortmund, [Raphael] Guerreiro, [Axel] Witsel with experience, the quality of Jadon Sancho, [Gio] Reyna. There are many good players, the quality, they decide to invest in good young players paying good wages and good salaries for agents. They have a lot of quality.

“They went through against Sevilla who are one of the strongest knockout teams ever, winning three Europa Leagues in a row and then another one. Always Sevilla are so strong and they beat them.

“Dortmund is tough, so are Porto, Chelsea, Liverpool, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, PSG, all of them.

“Just to discover how they are as a team and especially try to do a good first game. After that a good second one, if we do good games we deserve to go through. If Dortmund is able to make a good two games they will go through. No more secret than that.

“Leeds are not the best team to face between the two legs, after we play the second one and try to go through. We now have two weeks to analyze and see a few games, how they are, how they do, their manager.”

source: SportMob