Bought during the summer transfer window by Manchester City for 60 million euros, Erling Haaland sent a letter to the Real Madrid management. The Norwegian striker intends to wear the Merengo club shirt.
Draw until 2027 with Manchester City
“How can you say no to a legendary club like Real Madrid? Good question. You really can’t do that. We had one criterion in mind, who needs a 9? Manchester City was 10, it was the perfect choice, while Real Madrid was 5 or 6 because The way Benzema is playing now. Will they be able to sign Mbappe?” Alf Inge Haaland, father of Norwegian striker Erling Haaland, explained why his son did not sign with Real Madrid during the summer transfer window. Instead of the white team, the Borussia Dortmund striker signed with Manchester City for the next five years as the citizens paid €60m to lure the original Leeds player into Pep Guardiola’s squad.
🤖🤍 “HAALAND transmitió al MADRID que quería JUGAR AHÍ …
… pero que NO MOMENTO ERA”
– El Chiringuito TV (@elchiringuitotv) September 6, 2022
Does this mean the former Red Bull Salzburg player will never wear a White House jacket? Quite the contrary. According to the information provided in the offer Chiringuito, Erling Haaland sent a message to the champion of Spain. The 22-year-old is set to join Real Madrid one day, and our colleagues noted that the main interested side considered it was not yet time to land on the side of the Santiago Bernabeu. The former Borussen striker wants to take his time before deciding to sign for the club in the Spanish capital, which still trusts French striker Karim Benzema.
Meanwhile, Erling Haaland already makes Manchester City happy by scoring 12 goals in 8 matches in all competitions, including 10 goals in 6 Premier League matches. Last Tuesday, his double allowed the 2022 English champions to easily win at Sevilla (4-0, the first day of the Champions League group stage).