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Erling Haaland releases his truths about his transfer

Posted on August 4, 2022 at 1:35 p.m. by Thomas Bourseau

For many months, the soap opera Erling Braut Haaland animated the transfer market. Announced among the best teams in Europe, the Norwegian finally favored Manchester City. Pep Guardiola was a big argument for him signing with the Skyblues. Nevertheless, Haaland’s roots also played a big part in his decision-making process.

He was the big attraction of the 2021/2022 season. As well as Kylian Mbappe who for his part made the choice to extend his contract to PSG rather than freely engage with the Real Madrid, Erling Braut Haaland caused a lot of ink to flow in the press. Contrary to Mbappe, Haaland seems to have been spoiled for choice for his future as the clubs would have looked into his former situation at the Borussia Dortmund. Finally, it’s Manchester City who swept the bet in the race to signErling Braut Haaland.

Haaland had Europe at his feet

However, there were many options for Erling Braut Haaland. From August 2021, revealed to you exclusively thatHaaland was considered to be PSG’s top priority for this summer in the event of the departure of Kylian Mbappe, which ultimately did not materialize. Nevertheless, it was rather between the Real Madridthe heart rate Barcelona and the Bayern Munich that the Norwegian’s transfer was played out throughout the season before the Manchester City of Pep Guardiola emerge victorious from this XXL operation.

Haaland made the choice of the heart with England

Why Erling Braut Haaland did he choose Manchester City and above all, took the decision to snub European leaders such as the Real Madridthe heart rate Barcelona or even the Bayern Munich to recite nobody else but them ? The answer lies in its origins. Besides the fact that his father Alf Inge went through Manchester City during his professional career and that he was naturally a supporter of Skyblues in her youth, Haaland admitted that his Norwegian nationality weighed in his choice to join the Premier League. « I grew up in Norway and it’s the Premier League no matter what. Everyone watches the Premier League and has a club, so it’s the Premier League all the time. » Here is the clear message that the new striker of Pep Guardiola passed in an interview for Sky Sports. In addition, the popular fervor in England around football has also prompted Haaland to choose the Premier League. “I can’t wait to feel the atmosphere and the rivalry between us and them, between the supporters. I’ve been to many games in England and it’s something I’ve always really enjoyed. There is also the atmosphere of the match, the rhythm. It’s going to be tough and that’s what makes the charm of the Premier League. It’s a beautiful and tough competition, that’s why it’s the most popular championship in the world”.

???? « It’s about how you’re feeling if you want a new job, how you feel. Thinking about you in this new job. »Erling Haaland explains why he wanted to join Manchester City over any other club

— Football Daily (@footballdaily) August 4, 2022

Pep Guardiola, the ultimate argument for the transfer of Haaland

In addition to his roots with England and his attraction to English football, Erling Braut Haaland believes he made the right sporting choice. From the top of his 22 years, the Norwegian knows that he has a good margin of progress and that English football and evolve under the leadership of Pep Guardiola will be more than beneficial to him, hence the fact of having privileged Manchester City. “It’s something I have to do. As a young player, playing for Pep Guardiola, playing for the best club in England, I have to keep developing and improving in a lot of areas. That’s what I like a lot about football, you can always develop, you can always improve in the game”.

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