Man City’s Champions League conflict with Borussia Dortmund is an audition for Pep Guardiola… NOT Erling Haaland.
That’s in keeping with former City midfielder Trevor Sinclair, who believes ‘each high membership’ in Europe have set their sights on signing Haaland.
The Borussia Dortmund striker is known to be valued at £150million having scored 34 objectives in 37 Bundesliga matches.
Haaland additionally turned the quickest participant to quickest participant to attain 20 Champions League objectives final month, doing it in simply 14 appearances
The 20-year-old will get arguably his hardest check when he comes up in opposition to Man City within the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday night time.
However Sinclair believes the highlight can be extra on Guardiola than Haaland with the Spaniard failing to information City previous the Champions League quarter-finals since changing into boss in 2016.
He advised talkSPORT: “Each high membership in Europe would really like Erling Haaland at their soccer membership.
“If you’d like a little bit of glamour you’re going to go to Actual Madrid or Barcelona. There are completely different choices aside from Manchester City.
“There’s the connection due to his outdated man, that’s for positive. When he walked on the [Etihad] pitch final night time, you noticed the smile on his face.
“It’s not up there with Tottenham’s stadium, however it’s an awesome stadium.
“If Manchester City go on the market and completely dictate play, win the sport, get via to the following spherical, it’s virtually like an audition for Pep and his capability to play this staff.
“He [Haaland] would possibly take a look at [Gabriel] Jesus and suppose, ‘my God, the possibilities he’s getting, what number of objectives would I rating on this staff?’”