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Man City strike deal to make Erling Haaland the Premier League’s best-paid player


Man City strike deal to make Erling Haaland the Premier League’s best-paid player


Premier League champions Manchester City have seen their efforts to seal the signing of Erling Haaland take a significant step forward, according to reports.

The subject of Haaland’s future has of course been rampant in the media for some time now.

This comes with the Norwegian sensation set to be available at a cut-price fee this summer, when a clause in his Borussia Dortmund contract comes into play.

A whole host of European football’s heavyweights, in turn, have long expressed a keen interest in his signature.

Recent weeks, however, have seen one clear front-runner emerge in the Haaland sweepstakes – in the form of the aforementioned Manchester City.

The Sky Blues, still on the hunt for a long-term replacement for Sergio Aguero, have been tipped to pull out all the stops to land Dortmund’s main man, adding the final piece to what would be an absolutely frightening attacking puzzle under the watch of Pep Guardiola.

Man City strike deal to make Erling Haaland the Premier League’s best-paid player

DORTMUND, GERMANY – DECEMBER 15: Erling Haaland celebrates during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and SpVgg Greuther Fürth at Signal Iduna Park on December 15, 2021 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

And, as alluded to above, if the latest word stemming from the media on Monday night is anything to go by, then the endeavours of the transfer team at the Etihad to land Haaland look set to bear imminent fruit.

As per a report from Mike Keegan of the Daily Mail, City have reached an agreement over the personal terms of a contract with the striker’s representatives.

The deal in question centers on eye-watering terms of £500,000-per-week, wages which would make Haaland the best-paid player in the Premier League.

The Citizens, in turn, are primed to trigger the 21-year-old’s release clause upon the conclusion of the campaign, amid the suggestion that, ‘if all goes according to plan, what is likely to be a five-year deal should be sealed in the next week or so.’

Wolfsburg thumped

Word of Man City’s alleged deal with Haaland comes fresh on the back of the youngster returning to the scoresheet this past weekend.

On the back of a rare two-game fruitless spell in front of goal, Haaland notched a brace, as well as laying on an assist, as Dortmund ran riot en route to an eventual 6-1 drubbing of Wolfsburg at Signal Iduna Park.


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