Why Erling Haaland decided to sign for Man City

Why Erling Haaland joined Man City

Manchester City new striker Erling Haaland has finally disclosed why he decided to join the English Premier League champions last summer over the likes of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain.


The Norwegian made this known via a documentary ‘Haaland: The Big Decision’ – released on Scandinavian streaming platform Viaplay.

According to the 22-year-old, he wanted to joined a club that needs a number nine and he had to narrow the list to just seven clubs.

Why Erling Haaland joined Man City

“On our list, I think City is the best team,” Alf-Inge is shown saying in the film, months before any final decision was made. “[Bayern] Munich is number two. We have Real Madrid as number three, Paris Saint-Germain as number four.

“We also have some English teams other than City who are quite good…Liverpool and Chelsea. Also, there is Barcelona. They are sort of in the same row.”

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