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Man City prepare for the Haaland fling as Norwegian joins from ...


Man City prepare for the Haaland fling as Norwegian joins from Dortmund

Erling Haaland scored 86 goals in all competitions for Borussia Dortmund since his debut in January 2020

Philip O'Connor

After five goals in four Nations League games for Norway, interest in striker Erling Haaland is at fever pitch as he was unveiled as a Manchester City player in what will be one of the biggest transfers of the English close season.

In early May the Premier League champions announced that they would be buying the 21-year-old from Borussia Dortmund on a five-year contract, and everything he has done since has fanned the flames of speculation about what he can achieve in the Premier League.

City did not provide financial details of the deal but German media reported that the total cost of buying Haaland could exceed €300m (R5bn), including his salary, agent fees and bonuses...

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