President Macron presented with Teemu Pukki shirt by Finland’s prime minister

first_imgTeemu Pukki has been the surprise package of the Premier League so far this season.The Norwich striker has scored six goals in his first five top flight games in England. Norwich boss Daniel Farke has been unsurprised by Pukki’s stunning start to life in the Premier League.Last month, he said: “I’m not surprised, I work with him. I know what he is capable of. 2 Norwich star Teemu Pukki netted a hat-trick against Newcastle last month Only Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero and Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham with seven goals have scored more than Pukki.And the 29-year-old is clearly making his country, Finland, proud.Finland’s prime minister, Antti Rinne, met with France president Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday, and presented him with a Pukki shirt.He said: “Greetings from Paris! An excellent meeting with the French President @EmmanuelMacron.“Discussion topics include: Topics of the Finnish EU Presidency, combating climate change, defending the rule of law and the Union’s multi-annual financial framework. I also brought a small gift.” Man United transfer news live: £17m bid for Barca wonderkid, English starlet linked “Of course it is a dream start in the Premier League with four goals in two games.“I’m not sure he can handle this average because he would average 70 goals for the season.“It’s not just because of his goals, it’s his workload and his capability to link the play and several assists so I am pretty pleased with him at the moment.”Delia Smith, the club’s owner, told talkSPORT of her surprise the club managed to land a player like Pukki for nothing.“Yesterday our head of recruitment was at the [Man City] match with us, so I was getting down on my knees and bowing down to him! I mean, we got Pukki on a free – a really good striker on a free,” she said after watching him score and create a goal in the 3-2 win. Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti latest LIVE on talkSPORT Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff Chelsea fan arrested for allegedly racially abusing Heung-min Son Terveisiä Pariisista! Erinomainen tapaaminen Ranskan presidentti @EmmanuelMacron:in kanssa. Keskusteluaiheina mm. Suomen EU-puheenjohtajakauden teemat, ilmastonmuutoksen torjunta, oikeusvaltion puolustaminen ja unionin monivuotinen rahoituskehys.Vein myös pienen lahjan.— Antti Rinne (@AnttiRinnepj) September 18, 2019Pukki’s incredible start to the campaign saw him win the August Player of the Month award.He scored 29 goals in his debut season at Norwich to help them win promotion from the Championship, but questions remained over whether he’d be able to perform in the Premier League.And he has certainly answered those questions in a short space of time. targets Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas update deals center_img LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Getty Images – Getty statement rookie error 2 Liverpool transfer news live: Star man wanted by Real Madrid, Mbappe latest and more stalemate on target Spurs investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rudiger is so far ‘inconclusive’ Eintracht Frankfurt vs Arsenal (Thursday, 5:55pm) – talkSPORT 2Leicester vs Tottenham (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTLeeds vs Derby (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Everton vs Sheffield United (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Newcastle vs Brighton (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORTWest Brom vs Huddersfield (Sunday, 12pm) – talkSPORT 2 appointed Check out all the live commentaries coming up across the talkSPORT network this week Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta BIG PRESENTS UP TOP Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship Delia Smith was understandably happy when she spoke to talkSPORT about Norwich’s win against Man Citylast_img read more