Erling Haaland’s goal is still Real Madrid. Although his transfer to Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City is about to close, the Norwegian striker’s stay at the Etihad may end up being quite short. This is what Christian Falk, a journalist for the German newspaper Bild, reveals, assuring that Haaland’s time with the Citizens would only be for a single season given the difficulty of arriving at the Santiago Bernabéu this summer.
“From the Borussia Dortmund dressing room they tell me that Haaland’s dream is still to sign for Real Madrid. He wants to go to Madrid, but for now, the door is closed for him. Mbappé is about to arrive and Benzema is going through the best moment of his career, so Haaland has made up his mind to take an intermediate step at City. He is a very young player who can make his experiences there and learn for a year from Pep Guardiola“, emphasizes Falk.
The reasons why the transfer of the crack to the Premier League team would not have been closed yet would be the high economic claims of both his representative and his father. “According to what they tell me from England, he has not signed due to the exaggerated requests of his agent Raiola. The father also wants his piece of the cake, 30 for him and 40 for Raiola. They still have to agree on this. But it will end up being done, something they are also sure of in Dortmund,” concludes Falk.