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Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Erling Haaland has actually called the very best 3 protectors in world football that he has actually met.

The 20-year-old striker has actually caused havoc for Europe’s elite in the past couple seasons, and has netted 33 objectives from his last 32 games – a task that saw him awarded with the 2020 Golden Boy award

Regardless of his goalscoring shenanigans, Haaland hasn’t constantly had his own method on a few of the greatest stages and took some time to recognised a few of the steely defenders who have provided him the hardest video games.

© Supplied by Daily Mail Borussia Dortmund star Erling Braut Haaland called his finest 3 defenders on the planet © Offered by Daily Mail The 20-year-old striker has actually caused havoc this season and won the 2020 Golden Kid award.

He informed Norwegian newspaper VG: ‘I think the finest 3 central protectors on the planet are Sergio Ramos, Virgil van Dijk and Kalidou Koulibaly.

‘ All 3 are extremely physical, but likewise extremely smart on the pitch.’

Amongst those who have impressed the Norway worldwide is former Manchester United and City transfer target Koulibaly.

Haaland faced up versus Napoli centre-back in last season’s Champions League group phase, and while he identified the Senegalese protector as one of the very best, he still had two productive matches against him, scoring three goals in 2 games versus the Serie A club.

© Offered by Daily Mail Haaland faced up versus Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly in last season’s Champions League © Provided by Daily Mail

He likewise pointed out Liverpool protector Van Dijk, who showed a difficult challenger throughout last season’s Champions League group phase while he still played for RB Salzburg.

The 20-year-old did discover the back of the web as the Austrian side were narrowly beaten 4-3 in a showstopper at Anfield, before Jurgen Klopp’s Reds won 2-0 at Red Bull Arena.

Real Madrid centre-back Sergio Ramos is commonly considered as one of the greatest protectors to ever play, and is still going strong at the Bernabeu at 34 years of ages.

© Offered by Daily Mail Real Madrid centre-back Sergio Ramos is extensively concerned as among the greatest defenders

There is a possibility that Haaland might line up on the very same group as the Spaniard, with the LaLiga giants long-lasting admirers of the striker and Zinedine Zidane will likely turn up the heat in his pursuit of him next summer season.

However, Ramos is currently in the midst of a contract tussle with Los Blancos and could be on the move at the end of the season.

Tottenham have become the current side to be keeping track of the protector’s scenario, with a host of other clubs such as Paris Saint-Germain likewise keeping tabs.

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