- Real Madrid wants to sign Erling Haaland as a replacement for Karim Benzema, but they are upset with his father
- Alfie Haaland suggested that Real Madrid were only the third choice team for his son to move to from Borussia Dortmund
- Erling Haaland made a move to the Premier League from the Bundesliga despite interest from other big clubs
Everyone is talking about Erling Haaland at the moment, but not everyone is in awe of the Manchester City marksman.
La Liga champions Real Madrid are said to be quite annoyed with the Norwegian striker and his father.
Why are Real Madrid annoyed with Erling Haaland’s father?
Erling’s father Alfie recently explained his son’s decision to join Manchester City. However, while doing so, he explained that the Champions League title holders were only the third-choice team for his son, Marca reported.
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He added that after City, Erling viewed Bayern Munich as number two and Madrid as three. Paris Saint-Germain were Erling’s fourth choice side to join. Karim Benzema’s form and the potential arrival of Kylian Mbappe in Spain played a part in that decision.
Manchester City are undoubtedly the biggest winners of Erling choosing them as his number one team. The Norwegian superstar has played 11 games for the English Premier League champions in all competitions and scored 17 goals.
He’s also scored three hat tricks in a row in the league, becoming the first player in history to achieve this.
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Erling Haaland's dad reveals Real Madrid was his son's third choice before Man City move
Erling Haaland's father, Alfie Haaland disclosed that Real Madrid was his son's third choice before his summer transfer to Manchester City, Sports Brief reported earlier.
Haaland swapped the Bundesliga for the Premier League this summer, scoring 86 goals in 89 matches across all competitions for Borussia Dortmund in his two-year stint with the club.
He has already hit the ground running at his new club, Man City, notching an eyewatering 14 goals in 11 games for the Cityzens - 11 goals in the Premier League and 3 in the Champions League.
Source: Sports Brief News