Simeone: Morata is on the same level as Haaland

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Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has compared his striker Alvaro Morata with Manchester City star Erling Haaland.

The 31-year-old Morata has been on fire this season. He has scored 12 goals in 15 appearances in all competitions.

His good performances and the passing of a beautiful season with Atletico Madrid has led Morata to receive high praise from his coach.

Simeone has compared his star with the Norwegian Haaland, who has scored 17 goals in 18 games.

According to the Argentine, the Atletico striker is better than people give him credit for.

“Alvaro Morata is on the same level as Erling Haaland. In terms of his goals and numbers, he can certainly be compared to him,” Simeone told El Larguero.

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