Erling Haaland Edges Closer to Manchester city Deal. Manchester City are ready to trigger the 75m euros release clause in Erling Haaland’s contract in a bid to bring him to the Etihad Stadium this summer.
The Citizens are moving closer to landing Erling Haaland this summer, now confirmed by Mike McGrath.
According to sources there are only minor details between them and the signing of Erling Haaland. The club believe they will be able to finalize the details of the deal with Erling Haaland and his representatives relatively quickly.
Man City sources claim their contract offer for Erling Haaland will not break the salary harmony in the squad. Haaland will join Kevin De Bruyne as one of the club’s highest earners.
The Norwegian who recently returned from a long term injury over the weekend scored a brace to help his side defeat Wolfsburg 6:1 on Saturday.
Erling Haaland who has been in excellent form since joining Borussia Dortmund 2-years ago would love to leave the Signal Iduna park and Manchester City seems like the preferred destination.
Erling Haaland has been linked to a host of European heavy weight who would love to bring the goal machine into their team.
Real Madrid were said to be leading the race at some point but have now cooled their interest in the Norwegian front man due to the high wage he would command.
Barcelona were also linked to the lanky forward as Xavi Hernandez sees him as a perfect fit for the number nine role but the clubs financial struggles are well documented.
The only team that are capable of pulling such transfer are PSG and Manchester City. But the Dortmund striker does not favour a move to Paris as he only sees himself in pep Guardiola’s side.
The Spanish coach who has specially requested for the striker knows how to get the best whenever he plays with a number nine in his team.
During his tenure at Bayern Munich Robert Lewandowski flourished as the forward recorded 67 goals in 100 matches and in Manchester city Sergio Arguero scored 124 goals 182 matches. pep Guardiola knows how to get the best from traditional number nines and Erling Haaland will be no different.
He was recently asked about the rumors about Haaland agreeing to personal terms he said; “Haaland news? No comment, no answer”.
Then Guardiola added: “I have another concern in my head to think what will happen in this club next season”,
Manchester City have remained quietly confident throughout the Erling Haaland process and are now closing in on the player Pep Guardiola craves.