Over the weekend, Manchester City unveiled its new signings.Haaland and other three players were among the new players to join the Premier League Champions .Its Haaland who stole the show at the unveiling.
The unveiling that happened on Sunday 10, July, 2022 saw Manchester City show off their new signings. Striker Julian Alvarez and goal keeper Stefan Ortega accompanied Haaland as the new boys on the block. Former Leeds Midfielder, Kalvin Phillips missed his city unveiling due to illness.
Haaland at Manchester City
Having joined City from Borussia Dortmund in a £51 move, Haaland has gone ahead to excite City fans as they await his club debut. The 21 year old Norwegian International is one of the prolific and dependable strikers. No wonder a host of top European Clubs sought his signature albeit in vain.
It’s on record that during his time at Dortmund, Haaland scored 61 Bundesliga goals in 66 appearances.In his last campaign with the Germany sides, he netted 22 goals in 24 matches. Those are figures that have kept following him right from the time he started his professional career ad age 15.
Speaking to reporters at the Etihad Stadium during the unveiling, Haaland had this to say “ It’s a big challenge, it’s new country, a new league, new coach, new everything so it’s a big challenge but I know how it is to come to a new club, I have done it a couple of times before .I am really looking forward to it.”
Manchester City will be Haaland’s fifth club. He began his career at second -tier Norwegian side Bryne aged 15.From there Molde swooped him up only for Red Bull Salzburg to notice his scoring prowess.Salzuburg signed him in January 2019 and sold him to Dortmund in 2020.
Although just a new addition to Pep Guardiola’s side, Haaland is already fueling the Manchester rivalry. At the unveiling , Haaland was asked which game he most looking forward to during a debut campaign in the premier league.
“ I don’t want to say the words, but… Manchester United “ was Haaland’s reply. He seems eager to face off Manchester United who once desperately tried to sign him.Now the Red Devils are set to taste the poison they had once wanted to use against their foes.
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