Erling Haaland brutally cuts down Roy Keane with cutting 13 word response

Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane
Former Manchester United captain Roy Keane -Credit:Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Erling Haaland laughed off Roy Keane's criticism of his play and said he pays little notice to what 'that man' has to say.

Former United great Keane has an ugly history with the Haalands, having effectively ended the career of Alfie Haaland - Erling's dad - when he was City captain in 2003 with an horrific challenge that he later admitted was pre-meditated to cause harm. Despite being one of the more positive voices around City in the media, Keane made headlines recently when he compared Haaland's build-up play to that of a League Two player.

Haaland scored four against Wolves to race to 25 Premier League goals and 36 in all competitions in a season where he has missed two months with injury. The goals helped keep City on course for back-to-back doubles, and all but sealed consecutive top flight Golden Boots for the Norwegian.

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Pep Guardiola had to calm Haaland when he was substituted with the No.9 annoyed at a lack of protection from officials during the game, but he had calmed down by the time he headed to the dressing room. Not even the mention of Keane's criticism could draw a rise out of Haaland when he did his post-match interviews as he shrugged off the opinion.

"I don't really care that much about that man, so that's all right," he told Norwegian broadcaster Viaplay