Pep Guardiola's 'English not good enough' to describe Erling Haaland brilliance

Erling Haaland embraces Pep Guardiola after scoring twice for Manchester City against Brighton and coming off late in the game.
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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was lost for words to describe Erling Haaland after two more goals from the Norwegian helped the champions to a 3-1 win over Brighton on Saturday.

Haaland opened the scoring after latching on to a long pass from Ederson with 22 minutes gone and added another with an unstoppable penalty kick late in the first half to make it 17 Premier League goals in just 11 games this season.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.