Manchester City agree terms with Erling Haaland, deal could go through next week - report
Erling Haaland has agreed terms on a £500,000 per-week contract with Manchester City, with the deal likely to go through in the next week or so according to Mike Keegan.
The Norwegian hotshot has long been linked with a move away from Borussia Dortmund after scoring 82 goals in 85 games for the Bundesliga side since joining in January 2020.
But with a £63million release clause becoming active this summer, Pep Guardiola’s side have made their move and the Daily Mail are reporting it as a deal done.
– Manchester City agree terms with Erling Haaland’s representatives
– Clause set to be triggered following significant step forward
– Move likely go through in next week or so.
— Mike Keegan (@MikeKeegan_DM) April 18, 2022
According to Keegan on his personal Twitter account, Haaland will become the highest-paid player in the UK when the club trigger his clause this summer.
He says that if all goes to plan the move will go through ‘in the next week or so’, meaning the summer’s biggest transfer saga could be over before the window even officially opens.
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Haaland is an absolute monster and his goal record shows that. He recently went six games without a goal, which was the longest spell of his career without finding the back of the net which shows the levels he is at already despite his age.
There is a romantic side to this story too, with Haaland’s father Alf-Inge once captaining the blues once upon a time and it sort of goes full circle between the family and the club now.
Real Madrid, Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich had all been linked too with a move but City were always favourites and it now seems as though they’ve got their man.
City have managed to dominate England and do incredibly well in Europe over the last two seasons without a true number nine in their side, so now imagine what they will be able to do with one of the very best in the world leading the line for them.
It solidifies City’s place as one of the most powerful clubs in the world now when it comes to the transfer market, while it also gives them a head-start on their rivals too ahead of the summer.
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