Erling Haaland’s father, Alf-Inge Haaland has revealed the reason. Why his son decided to turn down Real Madrid and choose to join Manchester City was because City were the perfect choice. Another From a talk in the Haland documentary in ‘The Choice’ section. UFABET
Haaland was one of the most sought-after players on the market last summer. As big clubs across Europe are keen to sign the Norwegian striker. Especially La Liga and Champions League winners Real Madrid last season. Before the players decide to choose to join Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City.
Rejecting a team like Real Madrid is not easy. But the Whites are still using Karim Benzema, the French striker who made his best career last season and played a key role in the win. The club’s ‘double champ’ and the white team were also chasing Paris Saint-Germain’s star striker Kylian Mbappe at the time. That’s why Haaland doesn’t join the Los Blancos squad.
Said father Haaland.
‘We have established the first rule which is ‘Who needs number 9?’ Manchester City are 10/10 at this level, it’s the perfect choice.’
‘Real, we gave him 5 or 6 out of 10 because of Karim Benzema’s current way of playing and we wonder if they will sign Mbappe as well.
Real Madrid have missed out on signing both Haaland and Mbappe after the France striker extended his contract with PSG, with Benzema currently the only natural forward. That Carlo Ancelotti’s side continue to win in all five games this season.
Haaland has had a similarly hot start after tapping into 10 goals in six Premier League games against Manchester City, including two hat-tricks in a 4-2 win over Crystal Palace and a thrashing of Notting. Ham Forest 6-0