Manchester City Football Club have confirmed the signing of Norwegian striker, Erling Haaland.
The news was confirmed on the official website of Manchester City on Monday, June 13th, 2022. According to reports from the club, the 21-year-old will join the Cityzens when the transfer window officially opens on Thursday, July 1st, 2022.
Haaland scored 86 goals in 89 games in two-and-a-half seasons with Borussia Dortmund, where he won the German Cup and the Bundesliga Player of the Season award in 2020/21. He expressed his delight on joining the Premier League Champions on the official website after his announcement.
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.
Haaland is considered one of the best strikers in the world, having played for Molde FK, Red Bull Salzburg and Dortmund