Manchester City striker Erling Haaland can enhance by watching and studying from his Tottenham Hotspur counterpart Harry Kane, supervisor Pep Guardiola stated earlier than the Premier League champions journey to the north London membership on Sunday.
Norway’s Haaland, 22, scored his fourth league hat-trick in City’s 3-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers final weekend, taking his tally to 25 objectives from 19 video games as his sensational debut season within the English top-flight continues.
But Guardiola stated Haaland can develop his all-round recreation by finding out gamers like Kane, who grew to become Tottenham’s joint all-time document goalscorer on Jan. 23.
“With Erling, one of the attributes that surprised me the most is how he is aware he can improve in many departments,” Guardiola stated.
“And I’m pretty sure maybe watching Harry Kane, but not necessarily Harry, other players too, he has the will to think, ‘I can do better.’ With his age, this is the best thing he can believe. Otherwise, it would be boring.”
Kane, who has 16 league objectives, scored the winner in Tottenham’s 1-0 win at Fulham two weeks in the past to attract degree with the late Jimmy Greaves on 266 objectives for the membership.
“Harry Kane remains one of the best strikers I have ever seen in my life,” Guardiola added. “What an exceptional player – the numbers and, more than the goals, the quality.
“That they didn’t win a title (does not mean) he is not a good player. I think he proved that.”
City got here from two objectives right down to beat Spurs 4-2 on the Etihad Stadium final month. It is second within the league standings with 45 factors, 5 behind chief Arsenal, whereas Spurs are fifth with 36 factors.