Manchester Metropolis have introduced the signing of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund.
The Norwegian had an settlement with the Premier League champions earlier than the top of final season, however the deal had been delayed for varied causes.
Haaland was unveiled on Monday morning, signing a five-year cope with Pep Guardiola’s aspect.
In his first interview as a Metropolis participant, Haaland famous he’ll extremely profit from the membership’s fashion of play.
“This can be a proud day for me and my household,” he advised mancity.com after finishing his transfer.
“I’ve at all times watched Metropolis and have beloved doing so in latest seasons. You may’t assist however admire their fashion of play, it’s thrilling they usually create a variety of probabilities, which is ideal for a participant like me.
“There are such a lot of world-class gamers on this squad and Pep is among the best managers of all-time, so I imagine I’m in the appropriate place to fulfil my ambitions.
“I wish to rating objectives, win trophies and enhance as a footballer and I’m assured I can try this right here. This can be a nice transfer for me and I can’t wait to get began in pre-season.”
Director of Soccer Txiki Begiristain lauded the singing of the 21-year-old: “We’ve been monitoring Erling for a number of years now, so we’re delighted to convey him right here to Manchester Metropolis.
“He is a big expertise and has been the most effective strikers in Europe over the previous couple of seasons. His goalscoring report is phenomenal and his performances at Borussia Dortmund and within the Champions League particularly have proved he can succeed on the highest degree.
“Erling has all the pieces we would like in a striker and we’re sure he’ll excel on this squad and this method.
Haaland’s squad quantity is but to be confirmed, however the quantity 11 shirt may very well be made accessible.