Manchester City confirm Haaland recruitment

11 Th5 2022 | 14:12

brotherOn May 10, Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund reached an agreement on the transfer of Erling Haaland, but personal terms still need to be completed.

According to a statement on May 10, Manchester City are simply waiting to agree personal terms with the Norwegian striker to complete the transfer. Harland Will join the Etihad Stadium team on 1 July.

Haaland left Dortmund after two-and-a-half years to join Manchester City this summer.Photo: Dortmund

Haaland left Dortmund after two-and-a-half years to join Manchester City this summer. picture: Dortmund

According to transfer expert Fabrizio Romano, Manchester City The signing of Haaland cost just $63 million, $19 million less than the striker’s release clause with Dortmund. On May 9, Haaland also completed a medical examination at Erasme Hospital in Belgium under the supervision of a team of Manchester City doctors.

Haaland’s father Alfie, who played for Manchester City from 2000-2003, negotiated personal terms with lawyer Rafaela Pimenta. If agency fees and bonuses are included, Manchester City will lose more than $100 million to recruit Haaland. Manchester City believe Haaland’s family’s affection for the club prompted him to join the Etihad Stadium.

The contract between the two parties runs until the summer of 2027. Romano stressed that Haaland will receive a weekly salary of $460,000, the same as Kevin De Bruyne, the current highest-paid player at the Isard Stadium. He will not receive a weekly salary of $615,000 and break the previously rumored compensation structure.

Haaland has also become the most expensive striker in Manchester City’s history. In 2011, Manchester City spent more than $40 million to acquire Sergio Aguero from Atletico Madrid.

Haaland scored 85 goals in 88 appearances for Dortmund and is considered a piece of the coach’s puzzle Guardiola Realise your ambition to win the Champions League with Manchester City. In his six years in England, Guardiola has helped his team through the group stage, with his best result being a runner-up finish last season. This season, they were halted by a 5-6 aggregate loss to Real Madrid in the semi-finals.

the same day, Dortmund It was announced that an agreement had been reached to recruit Karim Adeyemi from Austrian champions RB Salzburg for $40 million, plus additional fees. The 20-year-old forward completed medical procedures at Dortmund on May 10 and has signed a contract until June 2027. Adeyemi has been the mainstay of RB Salzburg this season, scoring 23 goals in 42 games in all competitions.

Adeyemi is Dortmund’s third rookie after centre-backs Niklas Sule and Nico Schlotbeck, although the 2022 summer transfer window has yet to open. According to Romano, Dortmund will buy another striker to replace Haaland.

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