Erling Haaland swears TWICE in first message since scoring twice on Manchester City debut

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Erling Haaland swore twice during his first post-match interview as a Manchester City player. (AFP via Getty Images)
Erling Haaland swore twice during his first post-match interview as a Manchester City player. (AFP via Getty Images)

Erling Haaland had little time to revel in a brilliant Premier League debut despite scoring both goals in a 2-0 win away at West Ham on Sunday.

After a slightly underwhelming start to life in England during a Community Shield loss to Liverpool, the 22-year-old proved the difference-maker as Manchester City got their title defence off to a winning start.

While Pep Guardiola’s side did not start brilliantly, Haaland first won and then scored a penalty to open the scoring, displaying a fantastic turn of pace to force Alphonse Areola into a foul before finishing calmly from the spot.

In the second-half, Kevin De Bruyne found his new teammate with a pinpoint pass just as West Ham were growing into the game. Haaland, perhaps unsurprisingly, killed any chance of that with another cool finish.

Still, such his desire to keep scoring goals, the £51m signing took a rather dim view of the chance he missed for his hat-trick.

“It was a good start, nothing much to say,” Haaland told Sky Sports.

“Good start.

"I could’ve got a hat-trick... A bit s**t, but it is what it is... oh s**t sorry.

“Also, now it is almost 30 minutes since I scored the last goal so I have to keep going.”