After an agreement with Borussia Dortmund last month, the blues have finally confirmed the transfer of Haland. Joining the club for a reported £51m and the 21-year-old forward is looking forward to starting his career at the English champions’ home.
And it seems he may know his first league opponent in the form of newly promoted Bournemouth. This is according to the Premier League’s official Twitter account’s response to Manchester City’s post revealing Haaland. Now a deleted post, @premierleague tweeted “Bournemouth” with an hourglass and flowing sand emoji.
Bournemouth returned to the Premier League after finishing second in the Championship last season. The leak comes just three days before the official release, with the Premier League set to release the official schedule on Thursday morning.
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Erling Haaland’s interview after he was unveiled in Manchester City’s new home kit
Haaland will look to continue his prolific goalscoring streak after scoring 86 goals in 89 games for Dortmund. Speaking to Man City’s website, the Norway international opened up about his excitement at working with Pep Guardiola and his ‘world class’ teammates.
“This is a proud day for me and my family. I’ve always watched City and have loved it for the last few seasons. You can only admire their style of play, it’s exciting and they create a lot of chances, which is perfect for a player like me.‘ he said in his first interview as a Manchester City player.
“There are so many world-class players in this squad and Pep is one of the greatest coaches of all time, so I believe I’m in the right place fulfill my ambitions. I want to score goals, win trophies and improve as a footballer and I’m confident I can do that here. It’s a great step for me and I can’t wait to get started in the pre-season.” he added
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