The ex Barcelona striker has tipped Kylian Mbappe over Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland
Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o believes PSG’s Kylian Mbappe is a better player than Erling Halaand in the Mbappe v Halaand debate.
Eto’o who enjoyed a successful campaign with Barca revealed both players good, but for him Mbappe stands out.
Erling Halaand and Kylian Mbappe have been touted to take over from football great Messi and Ronaldo.
Messi and Ronaldo have dominated the game over the past decade, and with age catching up on the pair, the young duo have been tipped to replace them in the game.
Mbappe rose into the scene in 2017, following a brilliant performance at Monaco. Since his emergence the France International has established himself as one of the best.
His brilliant input for the French national team helped them to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup. In addition, Mbappe played a key role as Paris Saint-Germain reached it first Champions League final in 2019.
Borussia Dortmund’s Erling Haaland on the other hand is also making the headlines each and every week with his prolific goal scoring record.
The Norwegian is also achieving great height in the Bundesliga and the Champions League with his goals in the game.
Both Mabppe and Halaand have grown into the game, and with their current performances, many have suggested they are the heir to Messi and Ronaldo respectively.
In an exclusive interview, former Barcelona player was quizzed on which player can take over from Messi and Ronaldo.
The three-time Champions League winner said:
“Today, we have two phenomena that are Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi above everyone else.
“And the next big player is Kylian Mbappé. He has so many qualities. He can play in any team. Erling Halaand is a very good striker, but, for me, Kylian Mbappé is a unique player.”