Erling Haaland and his father created a complex points system last season to aid the Norwegian striker in deciding where to move in the summer – with Manchester United failing to even make the final seven-club shortlist.Infomation Guide Nigeria
In the Sunday derby at the Etihad, Haaland will play against United for the first time since his transfer from Ajax in June. Haaland has been a revelation since signing for Manchester City for pounds 51 million.
However, a recent documentary, Haaland: The Big Decision, has revealed the convoluted process that resulted in one of Europe’s most sought-after players choosing City, and it will not be enjoyable viewing for United supporters.
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By the end of February, seven clubs were in the running to sign Haaland from Borussia Dortmund but United – who had tried and failed to sign the player two years earlier – were not among them.
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“On our list, I think City is the best team,“ Alfie said in the documentary – which was released on the Scandinavian streaming service Viaplay this month – a few months before deciding to move to the -Premier League champions.Jamb Result
“[Bayern] Munich is No 2. We have Real Madrid as No 3, Paris St–Germain as No 4. 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.”
“I think it was one point separating the top two with the last calculations,” Alfie Haaland said.