Erling Haaland has reached agreement on terms for a summer transfer to Manchester City, taploadedblog knows..
The Norwegian striker has become among the most sought after players since his move to Borussia Dortmund in 2021. he has scored 85 goals in only 88 games for the BVB and is now close in on a move to the Premier League.
Taploadedblog recently confirmed that Haaland’s father, former City player Alf-Inge, is leading the discussions in recent weeks and spoke with his former club about the job they envision for his son.
Pep Guardiola has outlined his ideas about how Haaland will fit into the City system, which presently doesn’t employ a natural centre forward. Haaland is, however, happy with the club’s plans for him after extensive discussions.
Haaland is likely to be paid on a similar scale on the present top earner in Kevin De Bruyne, but with incremental salary increases and bonuses, he is very likely to become City’s highest earner during his time at Etihad Stadium.
Dortmund have for a long time recognized that Haaland will leaving the summer and have already been preparing accordingly – they’ve actually secured a deal for his long-lasting replacement in the form of Germany starlet Karim Adeyemi..
Dortmund is believed to demand that City pays Haaland’s full release clause, although City had previously hoped a deal would be accepted in installments, but with a total cost of much more than double the current fee..