John O’Shea says, ”too many teams have helped Erling Haaland”

This season, Haaland has been the final piece in Manchester City’s all-conquering jigsaw, but John O’Shea believes the opposition should have done more to stop City’s super-striker. Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City are closing in on a treble-winning season after a stunning 5-1 aggregate triumph against Real Madrid in the Champions League semi-finals. Manchester City were crowned Premier League winners on Saturday, and they are now looking for a place in football history.

John O’Shea says, ”too many teams have helped Erling Haaland”

In the following weeks, they will attempt to match Manchester United’s 1999 Treble-winning team by becoming the only team in English football history to win all three major trophies in the same season. City are heavy favorites to win the FA Cup Final against Manchester United on June 3, and their ultimate night of history might be delivered a week later in Istanbul in the Champions League final versus Inter Milan.

Haaland’s incredible 52-goal haul has been critical in transforming City from a team on the verge of dominance into the most feared team in European football. In an exclusive interview at a Just Eat event, O’Shea reflected on Paul McGrath’s comments in his Sunday World column earlier this month, in which the Ireland legend said he would not have welcomed the possibility of facing Haaland.

Nonetheless, O’Shea, a Republic of Ireland and Manchester United star, told the Sunday World that opponents have not discovered a serious approach to contain goal machine Haaland. LEARN MORE

John O’Shea says, ''too many teams have helped Erling Haaland''

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