Manchester United told brilliant £130 million rated striker Haaland ‘heading to the Premier League’
Manchester United target Erling Haaland will end up playing in the Premier League one day, says Norwegian journalist and former Premier League striker Jan Aage Fjortoft.
Now Look, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has one of the most exciting and dynamic sides in the Premier League and with the right signings in the summer, could become real contenders for that Premier League title next season, especially if they manage to land a new striker.
Many fans will have their favourite on who Manchester United should sign in the summer to improve this squad, but many are hoping that a future transfer deal for Haaland can be done by the Chelsea hierarchy.
Haaland is one of Europe’s hottest properties having scored 29 goals in 27 games for RB Salzburg before moving to Borussia Dortmund in January and scoring 13 goals in 14 games.
And amid all the transfer speculation regarding the young man, Speaking on The Football Show, fellow Norwegian Fjortoft believes Haaland will “absolutely” play in the Premier League at one point, but he doesn’t see that happening in the short term and praised the 19-year-old’s development so far.
“What I’ve been impressed by Erling and the team around is they’ve chosen he places he can develop as a player.
“He went from Molde – where Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was his manager, so you can imagine how hard it was for Manchester United not to get him when he moved to Dortmund! – to Red Bull Salzburg, a great arena for a young kid. And this time he went to Dortmund, which is a great place for him now.
“Do I think he will play in the Premier League in the future? Absolutely, I think he will go to the Premier League eventually, but where he will end up, I am not sure.
“It might take him some time; I think it went quicker than he had thought in Salzburg, with success in the Champions League, but he is in a good place now.
“I can’t see him moving in the short term, but in the long term yes, of course, he will end up in the Premier League, like all big players will eventually.”
Haaland is a player that we love and would love to see in the Premier League, United will surely be in the battle to try and get a deal done if he is coming to the English game.