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Souness jokes at Haaland’s skills are inherited from mother

‘She must have been a good player because his dad was a plodder’: Graeme Souness takes cheeky swipe at ex-Leeds man Alf-Inge Haaland as pundit jokes his son Erling’s skills are inherited from his mother

  • Erling Haaland’s great start to life at Borussia Dortmund continued on Tuesday
  • He scored both goals in their 2-1 win over PSG in Champions League last-16 tie
  • Graeme Souness has spoken about where his footballing prowess comes from

Graeme Souness has taken a cheeky swipe at former Leeds man Alf-Inge Haaland as the pundit joked his son Erling’s skills are inherited from his mother. 

Haaland’s fantastic start to life at Borussia Dortmund continued on Tuesday night as he scored both goals in their 2-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League last-16 first-leg tie.

The brace took his tally to 11 goals in seven games for the Bundesliga side and Souness has spoken about where his footballing prowess comes from. 

Pundit Graeme Souness has taken a cheeky swipe at former Leeds man Alf-Inge Haaland

Souness joked Alf-Inge Haaland's (left) son Erling's (right) skills are inherited from his mother

Souness joked Alf-Inge Haaland’s (left) son Erling’s (right) skills are inherited from his mother

‘He’s always on the half turn, he’s not squared up looking at his own goal. He’s really pacey. He’s got that sixth sense that all the top strikers have,’ Souness told Virgin Media.

‘He’s in the right place at the right time. He looks like he’s quicker than anyone, he’s bigger than anyone. 

‘He’s got a great chance of being a top man, hasn’t he?

‘His mother must have been a good player because his dad was a plodder.’

Haaland, who joined Dormtund in a £17million move from RB Salzburg this winter, is the son of former Leeds and Manchester City player Alf-Inge.

Haaland's fantastic start to life at Borussia Dortmund continued on Tuesday with two goals

Haaland’s fantastic start to life at Borussia Dortmund continued on Tuesday with two goals

 

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