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Haaland to Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund sign Man Utd target Haaland in cut-price €20m deal Sam France Last updated quarter-hour ago Getty Images The Norwegian goalscoring sensation was one among the foremost in-demand players in Europe, and he's now set to check himself within the Bundesliga Borussia Dortmund have completed the signing of Erling Braut Haaland from Red Bull Salzburg on a contract until the summer of 2024.

The Norwegian sensation, linked with Manchester United, Juventus and RB Leipzig among others, will join his new team-mates on January 3 after moving for a reported €20 million (£17m/$22m). Haaland, 19, has plundered 28 goals in 22 games for Salzburg this season, including eight in six within the Champions League group stages. “I had intensive discussions with the club’s management, especially with Hans-Joachim Watzke, Michael Zorc and Lucien Favre,” Haaland told Dortmund’s website. “There was a sense right from the beginning that I absolutely wanted to hitch this club, go down this route and play football during this incredible Dortmund atmosphere ahead of quite 80,000 spectators. I'm already itching to urge started.”

Dortmund CEO Watzke was similarly excited to beat variety of top clubs to Haaland’s signature. “Despite many offers from some absolute top clubs from everywhere Europe, Erling has decided to hitch the project at BVB and therefore the vision we've shown him,” Watzke said. “Our tenacity has paid off.”

Sporting director Zorc added: “We can all anticipate to watching an ambitious, athletic and physically strong centre-forward with a transparent goalscoring instinct and impressive speed, and that we hope he develops further in Dortmund.

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