13 Oct 2020 12:44 PM +00:00

FIFA 21: Man City fans plead for Erling Haaland transfer after he faced Phil Foden in a 1 vs 1

Borussia Dortmund's Erling Haaland faced Manchester City wonderkid Phil Foden in a game of FIFA 21, getting fans excited over the potential future partnership.

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Foden vs Haaland on FIFA 21

Gary Lineker oversaw the matchup between the two youngsters, as he bragged about how much higher his ICON cards are rated than the pair.

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ICON: Gary Lineker jokingly brags about his 92 rated ICON card in FUT 21

When it came down to the match, Haaland and Foden both chose their respective clubs, with Erling remarking "...we have huge respect for Manchester City and Phil Foden. We'll see how it goes but for me Phil Foden is favourite."

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Haaland ended up winning 2-0 in the FIFA match, scoring a brace with, who else, Erling Haaland!

Could Erling Haaland be on his way to Man City?

City have been strongly linked with a transfer for Erling Haaland in recent weeks, as a replacement for 32 year old, Sergio Aguero.

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CITYZEN: Erling Haaland wearing Man City shirt as a child

Haaland has a personal connection with Man City, as his father, Alf-Inge Haaland, made 38 appearances for the club.

This, perhaps, makes the transfer more attractive to Haaland Jr, as he may want to continue the legacy of his father.

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Pictures of Erling Haaland wearing a Manchester City shirt as a child have re-circulated on social media, following the reports of a potential move to the Etihad.

Agent Phil Foden!

Man City fans took to twitter and gave the 'Stockport Iniesta' a brand new nickname - 'Agent Phil'!

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AGENT PHIL! City fans credit Foden with Haaland transfer links

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Seeing Haaland and Foden get along so well together got City fans very excited!

The pair joked about their FIFA 21 ratings, and their only previous meeting on the field in the U21 European Championships last summer, which Phil pointed out that England won.

City fans have been crying out for Haaland to join Foden at the Etihad after being given hope of a potential partnership in the future.

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