Ruben Dias has admitted Manchester Metropolis needs to be excited in regards to the future with striker Erling Haaland of their ranks, however provided that the Norwegian is given time to get used to his new teammates.
Haaland had a difficult debut within the Neighborhood Protect defeat to Liverpool however bounced again in type with an emphatic two-goal haul as Metropolis comfortably noticed off West Ham United of their Premier League opener on the weekend.
His second, which got here courtesy of a luxurious through-ball from Kevin De Bruyne, was the form of factor Metropolis followers have predicted will change into commonplace on the Etihad Stadium this 12 months, and Dias believes issues are solely simply getting began.
“We’re within the strategy of attending to know him and him attending to know us,” Dias mentioned.
“The video games will enable to hurry up the method. I am very pleased for him for having scored the 2 targets in his first Premier League sport. It will be nice for his confidence as properly and for the staff, as a result of we all know what he may give us.”
Dias continued: “We noticed the form of assist Haaland can deliver to this staff. At this level, it is vitally essential to play video games collectively, that he adapts to us and we adapt to him and he feels increasingly more linked with the staff.
“Regardless of all of the individualities we have now within the squad, this staff solely works if we work collectively as a staff.
“It wasn’t the proper begin. It is a good begin, a stable begin for us. We received the three factors, which issues lots for us. However profitable the primary sport doesn’t suggest something within the context of the entire season. It is only one sport, we have now simply began the season and we have now a number of work to do. It is essential to win the primary sport to achieve confidence and assist the staff change into extra linked.”