Fan Launches Daring Petition to Have Erling Haaland Banned From Association Football While Pep Guardiola responded 

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Erling Haaland, a Norwegian international, has had one of the best starts to a Premier League campaign ever. With 19 goals already scored this season by the 22-year-old striker, As a result, opponents are scrambling to figure out how to stop the Manchester City striker. 

There is a petition calling for Erling Haaland to be banned from representing Manchester City after some supporters of rival teams had enough of him. 

Before joining Manchester City during the summer transfer window, Erling Haaland scored 86 goals in 89 games for Borussia Dortmund. He also scored 21 goals in 23 caps for Norway at the international level. 

Erling Haaland and Jack Grealish celebrates together

The only team that has stopped him from scoring thus far this season is Bournemouth. However, one Manchester United supporter has thought of a unique solution to prevent teams from having to play against the Norwegian international. 

A petition to completely ban Erling Haaland from playing football has been started on the website Change by a user going by the name of “Ten Hag’s Reds.” 

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It comes after Man City humiliated their opponents in the Manchester derby on Sunday, with Erling Haaland scoring a hat-trick against the Red Devils. 

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Phil Foden, Kevin De Bryune and Haaland celebrate together

“Petition to get Erling Haaland banned from association football because it’s just not fair,” reads the title of the petition. Additionally, the petition’s creator gave a justification for doing so, calling Erling Haaland a “robot.”

The petition’s summary reads as follows: “It’s just not fair, period. We can change things. The moment to take action is now for all of us. We shouldn’t permit this robot to exist in our country.”

Before Erling Haaland scored twice as Man City thrashed Copenhagen in the Champions League on Wednesday, it had already begun. The petition, which initially aimed for 100 signatures, currently has 47 signatories as of this writing.

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Pep Guardiola looks so happy with his striker Haaland

The petition doesn’t has a chance of stopping Erling Haaland from playing, but it does demonstrate how terrified the opposing team’s supporters are of the striker.

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Pep Guardiola, the manager of Man City, could not have asked for a better debut for his summer acquisition, and the Spaniard praised the 21-year-old after he scored a hat-trick against Manchester United.

However, Pep Guardiola responds to a request to ban Haaland from playing in English football. 

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Guardiola in action, giving instructions to his team

Haaland’s Manchester City rivals signed a petition to prevent him from playing, but Pep Guardiola shrugged it off, saying the Norwegian can get better. 

After receiving clarity of the precise issue being posed to a professional coach, Pep simply responded, “As a joke, it’s good,” with a courteous smile on his face. 

Fortunately, one of the best managers to ever play the game also answered some questions, which helped us grasp what to anticipate from Man City this weekend when they face Southampton.

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