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“I’ve Been A Man City Fan My Whole Life”, Erling Haaland Says

Manchester City has confirmed the signing of Erling Haaland from Borrusia Dortmund.

“I’ve Been A Man City Fan My Whole Life”, Erling Haaland Says

City have paid the 21-year-old’s release clause and expect to pay £85.5 in total when agent fees, signing bonus and other costs are taken into account.

The Norway international signed a five-year with the Premier League champions.

“This is a proud day for me and my family,” Haaland told mancity.com after completing his move.

“I have always watched City and have loved doing so in recent seasons. You can’t help but admire their style of play, it’s exciting and they create a lot of chances, which is perfect for a player like me.

“There are so many world-class players in this squad and Pep is one of the greatest managers of all-time, so I believe I am in the right place to fulfil my ambitions.

“I want to score goals, win trophies and improve as a footballer and I am confident I can do that here. This is a great move for me and I can’t wait to get started in pre-season.”

Haaland scored 86 goals in 89 matches for Dortmund since joining from RB Salzburg in January 2020.

Director of football Txiki Begiristain added: “We have been monitoring Erling for several years now, so we are delighted to bring him here to Manchester City.

“He is a huge talent and has been one of the best strikers in Europe over the last few seasons. His goalscoring record is exceptional and his performances at Borussia Dortmund and in the in particular have proved he can succeed at the highest level.

“Erling has everything we want in a striker and we are certain he will excel in this squad and this system.

“His rise has been remarkable, but he is still only 21. His best years are ahead of him and we are confident he can get even better working with Pep.

“This is a very exciting signing for our club, and I am sure our fans will enjoy watching Erling perform in this team.”

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