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Man City boss Eriksson insists he's happy with players' behaviour

Manchester City boss Sven Goran Eriksson insists he's happy with his players' behaviour, despite the controversies surrounding Stephen Ireland and Micah Richards this season.

England defender Richards, 19, will escape punishment for recording himself "roasting" a girl in the toilets of a nightclub, says The Sun.

Richards' video has added to the debate surrounding young players seemingly out of control.

However Eriksson has a different point of view and believes it is merely a case of people growing up at a much younger age.

The former England chief added: "Talk to your fathers and grand- fathers, they will always tell you that now, young people are spoiled.

"They don't do what we had to do but young people today know much, much more.

"They travel much, much more than when I was young.

"When I was the same age as my daughter, she is 20, I hadn't been travelling around the world.

"I'd possibly been to Norway buying butter because it was much cheaper. But at the age of 15, she had been all over the world.

"She knew much more at 15 than when I was 15. There's no crisis with young people today. They get 'old-minded' much quicker than we did.

"Our players behave very well, they always have. I'm very happy with my players' behaviour."

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