Done Deal: Man City Announce Haaland Signing

Manchester City have announced a deal in principle to sign Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund.

The Norway international will join the club on 1 July with the transfer subject to the club finalising terms with the player.

Haaland is widely regarded as one of the world’s best strikers and becomes City’s first signing of the summer transfer window.

The 21-year-old enjoyed a prolific three-year spell with Dortmund, where he netted 61 goals in 66 Bundesliga matches and scored a hat-trick on his UEFA Champions League debut.

He started out at Norwegian club FK Bryne before moving to Molde at the age of 16, where he thrived under the management of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Haaland spent a further two seasons at RB Salzburg, where he produced 16 goals in 17 league matches.

He follows in the footsteps of his father Alf-Inge, who played in the Premier League for Man City, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest.

City fans can now look forward to finding out who their side will play next season when the fixtures for the 2022/23 campaign are revealed on Thursday 16 June.

Haaland will look forward to his first taste of Premier League action when the new campaign starts on the weekend of 6/7 August.

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