Manchester City ‘are in pole position to sign Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland this year’, with striker eager to test himself in the Premier League
- Manchester City are reportedly the favourites to sign striker Erling Haaland
- The Borussia Dortmund star is eager to test himself in the Premier League
- Real Madrid and Barcelona have also been linked with a move for Haaland
Manchester City are reportedly favourites to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this year.
A host of major clubs are interested in signing the 21-year-old, including Real Madrid and Barcelona.
However, Bild (via Mundo Deportivo) state that Haaland’s desire to play in the Premier League could lead to City signing him.
Manchester City are reportedly the favourites to sign striker Erling Haaland this summer
City manager Pep Guardiola is still eager to sign a striker after failing to secure a deal for Tottenham’s Harry Kane last summer.
The report states that Haaland will make a decision next month regarding where he wants to be playing next season.
Haaland’s contract at Dortmund runs until 2024, but there is a release clause in his deal that allows him to leave for €75million (£63million) this summer.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola still wants to sign a striker after failing to get Harry Kane
Haaland has also been heavily linked with LaLiga giants Real Madrid and Barcelona
Since joining Dortmund in January 2020, Haaland has scored a remarkable 80 goals in 79 appearances for the club.
Although they still have Gabriel Jesus at their disposal, City have often operated with a false nine this season.
They have still managed to score 64 goals in the league, with only Liverpool having found the net on more occasions.
However, adding a player of Haaland’s quality would improve City even further and could be especially useful in the Champions League.
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