That’s why Erling Braut Haaland didn’t play against Ireland – VG

Doubts: Ståle Solbakken, the national team manager, said there are many indications that Erling Braut Haaland (22) will not play the special international match against Finland on Sunday.

Ståle Solbakken doubts Erling Braut Haaland (22) will be fit to play against Finland on Sunday.


– There are many signs that he will not come, Solbakken tells TV 2.

Instead of being with the national team, Erling Braut Haaland was there Barcelona to nurse an injury. He was initially named in the squad against Ireland, but was not ready. Now it seems that the match against Finland is also out of the question.

– There was a reason he was at Barcelona, ​​that he had a reaction in his foot 90 minutes after he had been out for so long, or at least not playing regularly, Solbakken explains to Canal.

The Norwegian played the entire match against Brentford before the end of the World Cup.

In the absence of the Manchester City striker, it was Ohi Omoijuanfo who made his mark by scoring his first goal for the national team, and Norway beat Ireland 2-1.

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Haaland has been suffering from an ankle injury since the Champions League match against old club Borussia Dortmund on October 25.

The Grue man was mum about Haaland’s regression in the pre-match press conference against Ireland, but noted that it was a trip between the national team and Manchester City. Agree on.

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If Haaland himself had been allowed to make the decision, he would have gone with his team mates in Dublin on Thursday, says Solbakken.

Erling would like to be involved, he says.

The match against Finland will take place in Olivale on Sunday at 2pm.

Haaland doubts: Ståle Solbakken of Grue municipality Kirkenær doubts he can use Erling Braut Haaland against Finland on Sunday.
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