Kyle Walker has leapt to the defence of Manchester City ahead Erling Haaland following Sunday’s 1-0 defeat at Tottenham.
Premier League prime goalscorer Haaland lower a annoyed determine within the capital and didn’t have a single shot on the right track.
Haaland has scored 31 targets in 28 appearances since a summer time change from Borussia Dortmund, with 25 of them within the prime flight however City stay 5 factors behind leaders Arsenal after their fourth league lack of the marketing campaign.
“I think it’s a process,” Walker mentioned of Haaland’s adaptation. “Everyone that has come to Manchester City, I have been here for six years, it is a difficult team to fit in because the manager (Pep Guardiola) demands so much.
“The way we play is unique but, listen, Erling has been fantastic. No-one says anything about Erling when he is scoring goals, everyone all of a sudden is now when we don’t win and he doesn’t score are saying ‘is it a problem or do we play better without Erling?’
“I hear it all the time but he has got I think 25 goals already this season. He’s a fantastic player, this is the team we’ve got and the players we’ve got from now until the end of the season so we’re going to fight like we always do.”
Haaland loved an outstanding begin to life at City and struck three hat-tricks in the course of the first half of the marketing campaign.
He hit one other treble towards Wolves final month however has failed to attain in 5 of his final seven matches.
City missed out on the prospect to shut the hole to Arsenal to 2 factors after this newest defeat to Tottenham.
But Walker informed Sky Sports: “They dropped points and we needed to pick up points to close the gap but there is still a lot of football to play.
“I have been here many, many years in the Premier League and I know the twists and turns that can happen.
“I know what this team is about and what this team can do. We can go on a run from now until the end of the season and it is just about doing it.”