MANCHESTER: The Premier League champions Manchester City introduced to have reached an settlement to signal the Borussia Dortmund’s star striker Erling Haaland, right here on Tuesday.
In an official assertion launched by the City, the soccer membership confirmed the switch of Norwegian worldwide striker Haaland from Dortmund.
“Manchester City can confirm we have reached an agreement in principle with Borussia Dortmund for the transfer of striker Erling Haaland to the Club on 1st July 2022,” the assertion learn.
“The transfer remains subject to the Club finalising terms with the player,” the assertion added.
Manchester City can verify that now we have reached an settlement in precept with Borussia Dortmund for the switch of striker Erling Haaland to the Club on 1st July 2022.
The switch stays topic to the Club finalising phrases with the participant.
— Manchester City (@ManCity) May 10, 2022
According to the worldwide media, the City will reportedly pay a whopping 60-million-euro launch clause to get Haaland onboard. This switch will finish the membership’s lengthy seek for a specialist striker.
As quickly because the information broke out, the City’s centre-back Aymeric Laporte took to Twitter and welcomed the 21-years-old striker in a humorous method.
“Happy not to be running after this guy for the next couple of years. Welcome, Erling,” Laporte tweeted.
Happy to not be working after this man for the subsequent couple of years 😂😂😂
Welcome Erling ✌🏻🔥 https://t.co/aTdTWTPlmV
— Aymeric Laporte (@Laporte) May 10, 2022
It is pertinent to say right here that the Premier League’s top-scorer City have largely performed with out a acknowledged striker for the previous two seasons.
The aspect additionally loved a pleasant Champions League marketing campaign earlier than the La Liga winners Real Madrid pulled off an distinctive comeback within the semi-final and ending City’s hopes for title victory.