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Frank McAvennie has labelled former West Ham striker Sebastien Haller a ‘lazy sod’ and is surprised by current hyperlinks to see him substitute Erling Haaland at Dortmund.
Haller joined West Ham in a club file £45m deal again in 2019 however spent simply 18 months in London earlier than departing for Ajax, the place has been a sensation – scoring 47 instances in 65 video games for the Dutch club.
That kind has seen him linked with a transfer to interchange Manchester City certain Haaland at Borussia Dortmund, however McAvennie is surprised by that information and says the 2 gamers are ‘not in the identical orbit’.
“It’s a loopy state of affairs,” he instructed West Ham Zone. “I simply suppose the Germans play a sure approach and it’s fits Haller.
For me, he was nothing. He did nothing. He didn’t run, he should be doing different issues over there. Or they’re enjoying him in a 3, which doesn’t occur right here.
“When he came to visit right here we requested him to play on his personal and it simply didn’t work. He couldn’t maintain it, he’s a giant lump of wooden. However I’ll let you know what, he will get within the field and might rating targets which is nice.
“We noticed him when he scored targets right here although, he wasn’t even celebrating. So he didn’t need to be there, which didn’t assist. However generally whenever you don’t need to be there, you don’t run round as a lot and I assumed he was only a lazy sod.
“So I couldn’t see any stretch of the creativeness that Haller could be in the identical stratosphere as Haaland. You simply wouldn’t. They’re not in the identical orbit.”
Haller was a kind of offers that regarded good on the time, however in the end it didn’t work and him leaving was greatest for all events.
He’s now at a club that play the proper soccer to swimsuit his model of play and if we’re being trustworthy, is a decrease stage of competitors than the Premier League.
He isn’t missed on the London Stadium by anybody and nor will he be any time quickly.
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