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Guardiola: City's Haaland has hat-trick 'problem'

Pep Guardiola stated Erling Haaland is making a “drawback” for himself as a result of his type this season has been so good that he is anticipated to attain hat tips in each sport.

Haaland made it eight objectives in 5 days for Manchester Metropolis with three within the 6-0 win over Burnley within the FA Cup on Saturday, following on from scoring 5 in opposition to RB Leipzig within the Champions League on Tuesday.

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The Norwegian striker has now scored 42 objectives this season together with six hat tips and Guardiola says the excessive requirements will carry even greater expectations.

“This man could have an issue sooner or later, folks count on each sport he scores three or 4 objectives and this is not going to occur,” stated Guardiola. “Folks need to say slightly bit, I do know he does not care, he is so optimistic in his life, he is optimistic, he by no means complains, at all times appears at himself, as a lot as we play good he will rating.

“The goal numbers I do not know. We play like this, Erling will rating objectives.”

Metropolis head into the worldwide break second within the Premier League, into the quarterfinals of the Champions League and into the semifinals of the FA Cup.

Guardiola’s group nonetheless have an opportunity of successful the treble final achieved by Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United in 1999 and the Metropolis boss admits his gamers have hit type forward of a vital interval of the season.

“We’re in a superb second, undoubtedly,” added Guardiola. “After Leipzig, Palace we at all times endure, we rating a whole lot of objectives, we concede few, few possibilities, we defend properly, a risk within the set items like by no means earlier than.

“I by no means had this sense that we are able to rating each nook, free kick we have now. I feel Arsenal will drop few factors, we have now to win nearly each sport. It is an honour to play Bayern and the semifinal in Wembley once more. We’re alive in three competitions.

“I had the sensation that the gamers know we can’t lose or it is over, that brings out our greatest, that’s the actuality.”