BROKEN DEAL? Norway manager sets alarms off regarding Haaland deal
Despite having lost the Champions League semifinals and showing some weakness in the key moments, Manchester City made history because closing the biggest transfer in Premier League recent history. The club was said to have reached an agreement with Erling Haaland, who would leave Borussia Dortmund and sign with the Citizens. Raiola's death didn't change anything and the deal seemed set in stone.
The English club even confirmed it through a statement on its official website and through its social networks. "Manchester City can confirm that we have reached an agreement in principle with Borussia Dortmund for the transfer of striker Erling Haaland to the club on 1st July 2022", the club explained.
However, information coming from Norway has been a shock to everyone, claming the deal would not be 100% done. It was the words of Stale Solbakken, Norway manager, who has cast doubt on the future.
Asked about Haaland, Solbakken remarked: "I don't think you should expect me to talk about Manchester City or any other club at a Norwegian national team conference. City? They haven't introduced him yet, we'll see what happens".
Now, the wording in the message from Manchester City, which said there was a "principle of agreement" with Borussia Dortmund that was subject to the club finalizing the terms with the player sound ominous. As expected, the alarms went off after this revelation, because there would still be differences between the footballer and the English club. Could we have another Mbappé saga in our hands?
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