Dortmund striker Erling Haaland has on Monday passed his medical test ahead of his move to Manchester City.
“Erling Haaland to Manchester City, here we go! Haaland has passed medical tests as new Man City player today, he’s back in Dortmund. It will be official this week. Man City told BVB board that they will activate release clause [closer to €60m than €75m] in few hours.” Said Fabrizio
The news comes at a time when the Norwegian striker opted to have the deal announced this week something that has been pushed for another week as his club prepares for a proper goodbye ceremony for their main man.
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“Official announcement for Haaland deal will be this week, with both Manchester City and BVB to confirm transfer after clause activated.
Haaland wanted the announcement to be this week to say farewell to B. Dortmund fans in the best way, as they’ve been great to him.” Said Fabrizio Romano
In the earlier negotiations between the striker and Manchester City proposed that their new signing will be the highest paid player at Etihad earning £500,000 per week ahead of Kevin De Bruyne who currently earns £375,000 per week.
“Despite rumours, Erling Haaland’s salary agreed with Manchester City won’t go beyond the level agreed with Kevin De Bruyne, now worth around £375,000 per week.” Said Fabrizio