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Man Utd To Pay £86m For Teenage Striker

Amuda Segun

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Erling Haaland

Premier League giants Manchester United will have to pay £86m (€100m) to sign teenage striker Erling Haaland according to the latest reports coming out of the British media.

Erling Haaland plays his club football for Austrian champions Red Bull Salzburg.

The 19-year-old has been in sensational form for Red Bull Salzburg whom he joined during the January transfer window from Norwegian club Molde.

His superb form has not gone unnoticed with the big teams on the European football stage.

Apart from three-time European champions Manchester United, Norwegian international striker Erling Haaland has been touted as a possible transfer addition for the likes of Real Madrid, Arsenal and Barcelona.

According to the specific report from the Daily Express, Manchester United will have to pay a club-record fee of £86m to sign Erling Haaland who has now scored 23 goals in 17 games in all competitions this season.

Haaland has scored seven goals in four Champions League games thus setting a new record as the highest scoring teenager in a single season in the history of the competition ahead of the likes of Raul Gonzalez and Kylian Mbappe (6 goals).

He scored the seventh goal of this Champions League group stage campaign via the 1-1 draw at the home of Napoli in Group E.

I am Segun Amuda , Journalist at Thewistle.com. You can also find my articles here on topics related to Football. Outside Blogging, I have a keen interest in watching English Premier League Games. For any queries or issues related to articles on our website, kindly get in touch.