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Man City striker Haaland is not feeling the pressure.

Updated: Jul 17, 2022

Man City ace Haaland is not overthinking but focused on his job at the Etihad.

Manchester City summer signing Erling Haaland says he is not feeling pressurised by his move from Borussia Dortmund to the Etihad.

The Norwegian, who is one of the hottest young strikers on the planet, sealed a move to Man City for a reported fee of £51million.

It's believed the arrival of the 21-year-old strengthens City’s chances of retaining the title by 75%, emphasising what fans and pundits expect from the forward.

However, Haaland says he isn’t worried about what is expected of him as he intends to ‘work hard’ and ‘enjoy every moment.’

Asked how he would approach the challenge in the English top-flight, he said: "Like I have been doing my whole career, try to enjoy every single minute, every moment, try not to think too much.

"Overthinking is not a good thing for every human being. I just try to relax when I can and work hard."

Haaland admits that he is looking forward to playing against Man Utd in the Premier League.

City presented their new signings at the Etihad Stadium, and Haaland addressed the club’s fans, saying: “First it’s good to see everyone. It’s a pleasure. It’s true, I’m looking forward to it. It’s going to be nice. I’m sure we’re going to have a good time together.

“The expectation for this season is to come into the new team and get to know people and get the connection straight ahead. And to have fun – when I have fun, I score goals and win games.

“It’s going to be a really special moment for me and the first couple weeks of pre-season, I hope it goes quick so we can get into the important games.

“It’s an amazing team and I just have to continue and get a bit better and I have to start hard work now. It’s been going on for a long time, so now let’s get everyone together and perform.

“It’s going to be nice, my father played here for a couple of years. It’s nice when your father does something and you do the same things as he did. It’s a bit special.

“I played against them one and a half years ago. It was a bit special to play against them as well. I watched all their games as well.”

When asked who he is looking forward to playing against the most in the Premier League, he replied: "I have to say I don’t like to say the word – but Manchester United."

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