Erling Haaland: Manchester City set to trigger Borussia Dortmund striker’s £64m release clause

Manchester City are poised to complete the signing of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund.

The Premier League champions are set to trigger the €75m (£64m) release clause in the 21-year-old's contract, having reached an agreement on personal terms.

The deal is expected to be announced imminently by the German club, Haaland having informed them of his wish to leave after two-and-a-half years.

 Personal terms between the player and City have been agreed.

 Haaland will earn a basic salary of around £350,000 a week with considerable bonuses and is poised to sign a five-year contract.

CJ Egan-Riley competes for possession with Bruno Guimarães having come on as a late substitute during Manchester City’s 5-0 victory over Newcastle on Sunday

For the Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, the deal ends his search for a long-term successor to the club-record goalscorer, Sergio Agüero. 

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