Erling Haaland to Stay Away From Manchester City For Three Weeks

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Erling Haaland will take a three weeks holiday from Manchester City when the Premier League stops for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

The Premier League top scorer will be on international duty for Norway for their two friendly matches.

Manchester City senior players who are not going to play in the World Cup including Riyad Mahrez will jet off with the youngsters for Club Friendly matches to keep them fit after the World Cup.

Erling Haaland and David Raya in action

Guardiola has urged his players to take vacations in advance because the City manager intends to visit his family in Barcelona following the match against Brentford on November 12, 2022.

Manchester City is set to visit Abu Dhabi and Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is planning on visiting Sheikh Mansour alongside chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak to discuss about the plans he has for Manchester City.

Guardiola is also looking forward to discussing his contract because it ends this summer.

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Erling Haaland
Erling Haaland in action for Manchester l0

Manchester City are hoping to tie him down for a long time but it has been rumored that he wants to take over a national team.

Guardiola insisted that it is not all about his achievements but he is also considering how comfortable he is at Manchester City and taking into consideration his family.

Guardiola has maintained that he can’t plan anything until after the World Cup when his players return from international duties and doesn’t believe Haaland deserves that long rest.

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Erling Haaland and Kevin Philipps in the gym center

Some of the Manchester City players who are featuring in the 2022 FIFA World Cup will return early if their national team fails to progress in the tournament and some of them may return two days before the Carabao Cup match against Liverpool.

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Haaland is set to sign the most lucrative boot deal in history in the coming weeks. The deal is overly beneficial for the striker.

Erling Haaland Agent

Erling Haaland in action

After the death of Mino Raiola, Rafaela Pimenta took over as the new agent of Erling Haaland and negotiated the deal away from Borussia Dortmund to Manchester City. 

Pimenta is currently also managing Paul Pogba of Juventus.

Manchester City Next Match After The World Cup

Manchester City will play against Liverpool on December 20, 2022, for the third time this season, and this encounter is for the Carabao Cup knockout round.

Erling Haaland
Erling Haaland celebrate after scoring a penalty

Manchester City have failed to beat Liverpool in any of their encounters this season. Guardiola will be looking forward to sending Liverpool out of the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.

Jurgen Klopp, on the other hand, wants to continue defeating Guardiola, and after Manchester City manager Guardiola attacked the Liverpool fans, Klopp is looking forward to giving the fans what they want.

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Both teams are likely to play young players, but Guardiola young team is more experienced that Liverpool young starlets. Certainly, Klopp and Guardiola will approach the match like a Premier League encounter.

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