Erling Haaland, Manchester City’s star striker, is a goal machine and aptly had a record-breaking EPL debut season. The 23-year-old seamlessly continues his goal-scoring prowess into the current season, picking up where he left off in the previous one.
Haaland is the highest-earning player in the Premier League and his presence has even stunned celebrities. Besides being among the most sought-after stars, he has occasionally been linked with elite clubs, and his agent has shed some clarity on the rumors.
Erling Haaland to Real Madrid rumors
Erling Haaland made the move to Manchester City from Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund last year, catching the interest of Spanish tactician Pep Guardiola. The Norwegian international quickly settled under Guardiola, breaking into the big stage with a record-breaking debut season in City colors.
The 23-year-old played an instrumental role in helping his side clinch the Premier League, FA Cup, and Champions League, completing the club’s first-ever Treble-winning season by lifting the only missing piece, the Champions League. Haaland finished as the top scorer in the League and European competitions with 52 goals across all competitions.
The Manchester City number nine is frequently linked with Spanish giants Real Madrid amid their recent denial of talks with Kylian Mbappe. There were reports that the 14-time Champions League winners may shift their focus toward Erling Haaland instead. Speculations suggest they could trigger the forward’s release clause next summer, heightening the rumors in recent times.
Real Madrid is currently facing a shortage of strikers, with only one proper marksman in the squad, Joselu who is on season long-loan deal. The Spanish club continues its search for new target men and potential replacements for Karim Benzema.
Erling Haaland’s agent sheds light on Manchester City’s forwards time at England
Erling Haaland’s representative and agent, Rafaela Pimenta has cleared the air on the 23-year-old’s rumored link with Los Blancos. She claimed the player is the master of his own destiny, stating, “He will always do what’s good for him and for Man City. When they are all open to making a change, it will happen. Erling will always be respectful”
When questioned about Erling Haaland’s happiness at Manchester City, she responded, saying, “You should ask him. I’m not saying the opposite; I know that but I’m not speaking for others. I see a clear way: great sporting results come when you’re happy. Good feeling, energy, and then things happen”.
However, she didn’t deny any future possibility of Haaland moving to the Spanish capital and as per her, the Premier League giants will surely respect the striker’s decision even if he opts for an exit. In addition, Pimenta refused to disclose his release clause mentioned in the current contract.