Erling Haaland is widely expected to leave Borussia Dortmund next summer. As the Dortmund star will have a release clause in his contract next summer of €75 million. Haaland remains one of the most sought-after players in world football.
Alongside Manchester City, fellow Premier League clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea are all scouting the 21-year-old. Real Madrid and Barcelona are also keen to sign the Dortmund forward. But the Premier League leaders are currently leading the race to sign the Norwegian striker in the summer.
Football Insider have reported that Erling Haaland’s father Alf Inge is going to be a key part to get the deal over the line in the summer. Alf Inge represented Manchester City during his football playing days in the summer.
Manchester City still have not signed a proper replacement for the club legend and top goalscorer Sergio Aguero. The Argentine forward joined Barcelona in the summer on a free transfer. Pep Guardiola was keen to sign England and Tottenham Hotspur forward Harry Kane. But the deal could not materialize despite the forward admitting his desire to join the Premier League champions.
The Premier League leaders did sign Argentinian striker Julián Álvarez from River Plate. But the striker joins the club in the summer. But reports coming out of the Etihad Stadium suggest that the club will look to sign a star striker in the summer transfer window despite signing Julian Alvarez.
Is Erling Haaland a good fit for Manchester City?
Erling Haaland is no doubt one of the most exciting prospects in the football world at the moment. Since his move to the German outfit, Haaland has recorded an outstanding 80 goals and 21 assists in just 79 appearances in all competitions. (stats via Transfermarkt) This term yet again the Norwegian striker has been in an impressive form. He has recorded 23 goals and six assists in 20 appearances this term. (stats via Transfermarkt)
There is no doubt that Haaland will be a massive success in the Premier League. Erling Haaland would certainly be a good fit for the present and the future of the team. Alongside Phil Foden, Haaland could form a formidable partnership for the years to come.
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