Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has claimed that he will never discuss a move for Erling Haaland out of respect for his players.
The transfer circus surrounding the striker is in full flow with his agent Mino Raiola and father Alf-Inge pictured in Barcelona this week.
The pair also held discussions with Real Madrid and are expected in England to meet with several Premier League clubs.
City are among the clubs interested but Guardiola insisted that it would be disrespectful to publically entertain speculation surrounding Haaland.
When asked about the Norwegian, he said: “You understand I’m not going to talk about any names, about other players at other clubs.
“It would not be polite for Borussia Dortmund and for Haaland. Absolutely, it’s not my business.
“I have two months with these players that we have here, they deserve as much respect from their manager to [not] talk about another player when we have two months ahead, important ones with what we have done so far.
“So, if I’m a player and the manager speaks of other players I’d say: ‘What the f*** are you doing?’.
“We are here to do what we have to do right now. I never comment, never in five years I speak about another player from another club. Never, never.”