Manchester City have reached an settlement to signal Norwegian striker Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund on July 1, the Premier League membership stated in an announcement on Tuesday.
“The transfer remains subject to the club finalising terms with the player,” City stated.
City didn’t present monetary particulars of the deal however German media reported that the entire price of shopping for Haaland in a multi-year deal might exceed 300 million euros ($316.08 million), together with his wage, agent charges and bonuses.
The 21-year-old striker’s worth has skyrocketed because of his prolific kind at Dortmund after becoming a member of them from Austrian aspect Salzburg two years in the past.
British media reported Haaland had handed his medical on Monday, with Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp saying it was a switch that can “set new levels” within the Premier League.
Haaland has scored 85 targets in 88 video games for Dortmund since his debut in January 2020. He was final season’s prime scorer within the Champions League in addition to the UEFA Nations League.
This season he has 21 targets within the Bundesliga from 20 begins, with Dortmund set to complete second within the league behind champions Bayern Munich when the season concludes on Saturday.
But Dortmund did not qualify for the Champions League knockout levels, dropping to the Europa League the place they didn’t make it previous the playoffs.
City have been within the hunt to exchange Sergio Aguero after the Argentine striker — the membership’s all-time prime scorer with 254 targets — moved to Barcelona on a free switch final 12 months.
Brazilian striker Gabriel Jesus did not seal his place within the beginning lineup, with Guardiola usually deploying a midfielder as a ‘false nine’ main the assault.
Dortmund are enthusiastic about Salzburg ahead Karim Adeyemi as a potential Haaland substitute.