Pep Guardiola urges Haaland to stay relaxed at Man City

Pep Guardiola has questioned Erling Haaland’s body language.

The Man City manager has slammed the Norwegian striker for having a ‘bad’ body language in City’s 2-0 win over Everton.

Haaland scored a brace in the second half but his body language in the first 45 minutes was not appreciated by manage Pep Guardiola.

The Norwegian striker has bagged 21 goals in 25 appearances in all competitions this season and is expected to start in Tuesday’s Champions League clash against Copenhagen.

Erling Haaland has had a difficult end to 2023 and returned to action earlier this month.

“Erling is young, playing in the most difficult position on the pitch surrounded by four or five players with minor space,” Guardiola told a news conference on Monday.

“In the first half [against Everton] maybe we didn’t have the special delivery players, like Kevin [De Bruyne] for example, who can find him.

“When he scored a goal, he reacted but he doesn’t need to score because he helps us for many things. Not just score a goal.

“Back [after two months out] is not easy and he’s a huge competitor who wants to score goals. Ok, I know that, we know that, so relax.”


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