Premier League champions City confirmed the signing of Norwegian striker Haaland last month after the club agreed to pay Borussia Dortmund’s £64m buyout clause.
The 21-year-old striker has forged a five-year deal at the Etihad worth £375,000-a-week, a contract that rivals Kevin De Bruyne as the club’s highest-earning earner.
Haaland, who has been closely linked with a move to Spanish champions Real Madrid after his brilliance in the Bundesliga, has decided to join his father’s former club after lengthy talks.
But the Spanish media is still following Haaland’s moves, despite his recent transfer.
In fact, Spanish Marca outlet The attacker allegedly has two exemption clauses included in his new contract at the union, with the price varying depending on the year they were activated.
It is claimed that at the end of 2024 – which will be the end of his second year at Manchester City – clubs will be able to sign Haaland for €200m.
Then, at the end of his third year of the contract – the summer of 2025 – the club will have the opportunity to sign the player for 175 million euros.
However, the club cannot activate these numbers immediately.
Although not specified, the availability of these release terms in Haaland’s contract is linked to the achievement of minimal sporting goals at Manchester City.
came in mark He informed that once these goals are completed by Haaland during his time at the federation, then the player will have the possibility to terminate his contract through any of the release clauses.
In addition to the above details, the Spanish publication as such Real Madrid claim that Real Madrid will be looking to replace Karim Benzema in 2024 with Haaland, who will receive a €200m release clause in that summer window.
Away from the long-term future, Haaland is excited to go to his new club.
“This is a proud day for me and my family,” he told Manchester City’s website after signing a five-year contract.
“I’ve always watched City and loved doing it in recent seasons. You can’t help but admire their style of play, it’s exciting and they create a lot of chances, which is perfect for a player like me.
“There are many world class players in this team and Pep is one of the greatest coaches of all time, so I think I am in the right place to fulfill my ambitions.
“I want to score goals, win trophies and improve as a footballer and I am sure I can do it here. This is a great move for me and I can’t wait to start the pre-season.”