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Graeme Souness tells Manchester United to go for 21-goal striker over Erling Haaland in the summer



With Manchester United deemed to be in want of first-class goalscorer to seize up with their neighborhood competitors Manchester City, the membership has various practicable avenues they ought to go down to hand them a improve up top.

Graeme Souness has entreated the Red Devils to cross for Harry Kane over Erling Haaland in the summer, if given the choice.

“For Manchester United to get nearer to Manchester City subsequent season, their precedence this summer time has to be to signal a pinnacle striker and it appears like a few may additionally be on the market,” the Liverpool legend wrote for The Sunday Times (via Metro). “If they should get both Erling Haaland or Harry Kane, they would end up actual contenders.”

That being said, signing Genius from overseas must come with a serious warning attached, specifically in mild of the struggles of a variety of Chelsea stars sold from the Bundesliga, in accordance to Souness.

“If you pushed me, I’d go for Kane, who turns 28 this summer, due to the fact he’s a established performer in the Premier League and nevertheless has quite a few years left at his peak,” the 67-year-old added.

“With Haaland, who is solely 20, you will pay a top rate for his huge potential. We’ve viewed Kai Havertz and Timo Werner do nicely in Germany, then come to Chelsea and locate existence extra challenging in England.

“Will Haaland be like that? I don’t suppose so, due to the fact he’s greater effective and aggressive than they are, however he didn’t rating in the two video games towards City and it’s a possibility.”

Having netted an outrageous 33 dreams in all competitions for Borussia Dortmund this season, it’s difficult to think about the Norwegian struggling to acclimatise to the needs of the Premier League.

That’s now not to say that going for a established brain in the English top-flight like Kane would be a terrible thought on the different hand, ought to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet want to stake a more suitable declare on the title subsequent term.