Mercato: Haaland Clan denies a deal with the city but gives two favorites

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A spokesman for Erling Haaland, 21, ruled out a deal between the Norwegian striker and Manchester City for next summer, even though he believes the English are well placed.

The future of Erling Haaland (21) is yet to be decided. Responding to information received from the Daily Mail, his spokesman, John Agee Fjörtoft, said that the striker had struck a deal with Manchester City. He believes everyone equally that the English club is in a very good position in the race to attract one of the most prestigious players in Europe. “As I have indicated in recent months, Erling Haaland could end up at Manchester City or Real Madrid, he wrote on his Twitter account. Two favourites. But there is currently no agreement.”

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The Daily Mail confirmed on Monday that Manchester City have struck a deal with Haaland’s relatives for a salary of 600,000 euros per week for a period of five years. This would make him the highest paid player in the Premier League ahead of Kevin De Bruyne (460,000 euros weekly). As for the English daily, Manchester City could accelerate the file by aligning the release clause of 75 million euros next week.

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Haaland has a contract with Dortmund until 2024. Last week Borussia Dortmund football director and future sporting director Sebastian Kehl denied Haaland’s move to Manchester City. He acknowledged the existence of “a departure clause” in the attacker’s contract and a “time limit” without specifying more. He also invited his player to “make a decision at the earliest”.

One thing seems certain: Haaland should not join Bayern Munich. Last week, Bavarian President Oliver Kahn pointed to the financial ratios taken by this file. “These are financial dimensions that are beyond our understanding, he launched in an interview with Sport 1. Some people think that these discussions and these contract negotiations are like an online management game (…). It takes time to convince to do it.. We will decide when the contract talks will happen between Bayern. We know very well what we are doing for this player (…), we have two very difficult years This angered the Haaland clan and, Jan Age Fjörtoft, on all fronts for defending Starr’s interests.

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