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Erling Haaland set to join Manchester City on 5-year deal after agreement reached

Manchester City have reportedly agreed terms on a deal with the representatives of Erling Haaland for the striker to join from Borussia Dortmund on a five-year deal – set to become the highest-earning player in the Premier League in the process.


In an exclusive report in the Daily Mail, Mike Keegan has revealed that the Premier League champions' pursuit of Haaland has taken a significant step forward after the club agreed terms with the 21-year-old's representatives over a what is likely to be a five-year deal making him the highest-paid footballer in England's top flight.

Keegan reports that Pep Guardiola's side are set to trigger the £63million clause in the Norway international's Dortmund contract, with the transfer to be sealed in the next week or so if all goes to plan.

Last month, it was revealed by Jack Gaughan and Craig Hope also of the Daily Mail that the Blues had a deal in place to land the Nord, with the framework for a transfer ready to be signed off by club officials after personal terms were discussed.

It was after this that Keegan reported that Haaland was in line to earn in excess of £500,000 per week, taking him above the likes of Kevin De Bruyne and making him the highest-earning player in the division.

With Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Paris Saint-Germain also considered as being in the race to land the 82 goals in 85 Dortmund appearances striker, a final decision from the player on his future was expected before the end of April – and it now appears the childhood City fan has decided to don the sky blue his father Alfie once did as he closes in on a monumental move to the Etihad Stadium.

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