Jack87 news today, Manchester City’s new striker Erling Haaland could play an important role in their quest for the elusive Champions League title, asianbookie midfielder Ilkay Gundogan said today. The pair are preparing to meet their former club Dortmund.
Manchester City bk8 , who have never won competition for Europe’s elite clubs, were knocked out by eventual champions Real Madrid in the semi-finals last season, finishing runners-up to Chelsea in the 2020-21 campaign.
Speaking to reporters ahead of Dortmund’s visit to the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday, Haaland’s illustrious career in England could translate into success in Europe.
“We’re hopeful about that. Having a proper Nine this year will help us a lot,” Gundogan said. “As we’ll see, the bk8 malaysia Champions League is an incredible thing.
“It’s never easy to play in this game, sometimes small details can make the difference.”
Haaland has scored 12 goals in all competitions since joining City in his final season, including two on his European debut for City, who beat Seville 4-0 in their opening game Leah, at the top of Group G.
“Their numbers speak for themselves. I think the club has signed an incredible player,” added Gundogan. “He did a great job on the pitch, but his character, determination and attitude (also impressive) came from such a young boy.
“He is very mature and his future is very bright. We are all very much looking forward to the game against the old club.”
City manager Pep Guardiola said another former Dortmund player, Manuel Akanji, was in contention to play.
“They (Dortmund) know more about these players (Haaland and Akanji) than I know about Dortmund players, that’s for sure bk8 asianbookie ,” Guardiola said. “They were there for a few years. They could benefit.
“We’ll see tomorrow if it’s an advantage. But they also know the Dortmund players.”
Aymeric Laporte is training for the first time since knee surgery, while defender Kyle Walker has missed training, Guardiola said.