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This is a proud day for me and my family : Erling Haaland

by Kolkata Today

Norwegian international ,Erling Haaland said ,”This is a proud day for me and my family” after completing a £51.2m transfer to Manchester City from Borussia Dortmund.

The 21-year-old scored 86 goals in 89 games for Dortmund and arrives at the Premier League champions as one of world football’s most coveted forwards.

La Liga clubs Real Madrid and Barcelona were also keen to sign Haaland before he opted to join Guardiola’s English champions.
Haaland has scored 92 league goals in 121 appearances in total in spells at Molde, Red Bull Salzburg and Dortmund.
Last year he became the youngest player to reach 20 Champions League goals.
On Sunday, Haaland scored his 20th international goal in 21 games for Norway, leaving him 14 away from becoming the top men’s scorer in the nation’s history.

He has signed a five-year deal until 2027 and will join the club on 1 July.

The 21-year-old’s move was officially completed on Monday with Haaland penning a five-year contract to follow in the footsteps of his father Alfie Inge Haaland, who played for City between 2000 to 2003.

Erling Haaland after completing his signing for Manchester City ,he said ,“This is a proud day for me and my family.”

“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,” Erling Haaland added .

Manchester City,Director of Football Txiki Begiristain on Erling Haaland : “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 Champions League 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.”


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