Manchester City: Guardiola’s confidence in the transfer of Haaland

Manchester City coach Josep Guardiola has spoken at a press conference about the arrival of Norwegian striker Erling Haaland in his squad.

12 TCC goals this season

On May 10, Manchester City formalizes the arrival of Erling Haaland. A defector from Borussia Dortmund, the Norwegian striker joined Josep Guardiola’s Citizens for the sum of 60 million euros, the 22-year-old gunner committing until June 2027 with the club based at the Etihad Stadium. Since his arrival in the ranks of the reigning English champion, the flocked center forward of number 9 continues to pile up the goals. In all competitions, the Leeds native has already scored 12 goals in 8 games since the start of the 2022-2023 season, including 10 goals in 6 Premier League games.

“It was a two-second conversation”

Faced with the media on Tuesday, before the reception this Wednesday of Borussia Dortmund (2nd day of the group stage of the Champions League), the Spanish coach returned to the arrival at Manchester City of the ex-artificer of Red Bull Salzburg. The former Bayern Munich and FC Barcelona technician recounted the moment sporting director Txiki Begiristain chose to tell him the news of the recruitment ofErling Haaland. “OK fine”was his reaction when he learned of the transaction. “It was a two-second conversation.” Josep Guardiola then addressed the journalist who asked him the question: “What would your answer be? I don’t know, I wanted to know if you celebrated by raising your fist in the air, hugging Txiki or something like that.

Erling Haaland delivered her first impressions on its adaptation under its new colors. “Of course I’m a bit surprised but it’s not a big shock, no. Because I know my own qualities and the good team in which I arrive. There are so many good teammates here. It’s a nice club with very good people. I love being at this stadium and we’ve had a great time so far.”

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