Pep Guardiola backs ‘calm’ Erling Haaland to cope with Manchester City spotlight

West Ham United v Manchester City – Premier League – London Stadium
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Pep Guardiola has been impressed by Erling Haaland’s “calm” demeanour in training but insists it is difficult to know how he deals with pressure away from the pitch when he does not spend all hours with the striker, joking: “I am not sleeping with him!”

Haaland, one of the hottest young properties in the game, has commanded plenty of attention since his much-hyped move to Guardiola’s Manchester City.

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