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Man City ace Haaland: I never thought it would be so good

Manchester City striker Erling Haaland has admitted his first season in the Premier League exceeded his own expectations.

When Haaland arrived in the Premier League, many were doubting whether he could score at the rate he had managed in the German Bundesliga.

Instead, the former Borussia Dortmund star has reached an even higher level, netting 52 goals in 51 games for the Citizens this season.

Haaland said, per the FWA: “There are two finals left, we have to stay focused even though we won the Premier League.

“We have to stay focused to achieve what we can achieve in the next two finals. I will do everything I can to achieve good things in the finals and hopefully win both.

“It's a good thing being favourites (against Inter Milan) because it means we have qualities, we have to attack the game in our way, play our football and in the end we'll see who wins it."

He added on winning Player of the Year: “I feel good, it's a special moment.

“I expected to do good things but, to do this, I didn't expect."

“It's really just about taking it game-by-game, to be honest, and to focus on what we can focus about," he added.

“I don't like to focus on the future or the past. I like to live in moment and I like to take it game-by-game - exactly what he (Pep Guardiola) said we were going to do and that's what we did.

“We focused and we achieved exactly what we wanted to achieve. In then end it's unreal what we did, being behind all season and we came like a unit together. It was amazing and an amazing feeling."

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