Erling Haaland Explains Why He Decided to Join Manchester City | Read
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