He was too used to Germany’ – Man City legend Sergio Aguero says Erling Haaland was ‘welcomed to the Prem’ by Van Dijk

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SERGIO AGUERO reckons Erling Haaland got “too used to Germany” after Virgil Van dijk “welcomed” him to England on Saturday.

City snapped up the superstar Norwegian erling haaland in a £51.4million deal from Borussia Dortmund.

But he was given a rough ride by Liverpool’s star defender, and missed a last-minute sitter, as the Reds beat Pep Guardiola’s men 3-1 in the Community Shield at Wembley.

And Aguero, who scored a record 260 times for City and has a statue at the Etihad, reckons goal-machine erling Haaland still has some acclimatising to do.

The City legend said: “He was too used to Germany.

“ Erling Haaland thought he was alone, then Van Dijk arrived and said ‘welcome to the Premier League’.”

Argentine Aguero, who retired in December because of a heart condition, also questions City’s decision to sell Raheem Sterling to Chelsea.

The Blues snapped up the England winger in a £47.5m deal.

But Aguero reckons it was too soon to let go of the man he played with at the Etihad for six years.

He added on his Twitch channel: “I don’t understand the sale of Sterling, there are times [City] make strange decisions.”

The champions’ new £51.4million signing has had his new team-mates chuckling since making his move from Borussia Dortmund this month.

And Etihad boss Pep Guardiola is delighted with the way Haaland has settled in so easily.

The Spaniard said: “The first impression of him is really good, a funny guy.

“He’s settled really well with the team. That is important. Apparently people think it’s not one of the most important things but it is.

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