Man United confident of signing Erling Haaland in £76m deal next month: report

As we edge closer to the start of the mid-season transfer window, the rumours are swirling around Manchester United. One link that has remained a constant over the last month or so is a potential move for Erling Haaland.

Last night, The Sun ran an exclusive in which it is being claimed that United are ‘confident’ of signing the 19-year-old superstar in January, though there’s a catch…

The Red Devils will agree to loan Erling Haaland back to RB Salzburg until the end of the season, with the prolific striker set to cost the Old Trafford outfit £76million.

Haaland has been in stupendous form this term, scoring 28 goals in 22 games, including eight in the Champions League. It’s no surprise to see Europe’s elite sides taking a keen interest in the young Norweigan, though United could have an edge…

It was Solskjaer who gave Haaland his big break during his time at Molde, with the pair having a working relationship already. Why wouldn’t the young man put trust in his countryman who he excelled under back in Norway?

Sure, £76million is a huge fee for one so young, but this boy has all the attributes of a player who can score goals at the highest level. United’s attack is looking thin on the ground right now, and Haaland would be a vital player for this club going forward – should the move go through, of course…

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