September 27, 2022

Manchester Metropolis defender Aymeric Laporte was among the many first to welcome new signing Erling Haaland to the membership, joking he’s glad to not be working after him.

Metropolis gained the race for the 21-year-old striker’s signature, asserting the signing after a protracted switch saga, beating the likes of Actual Madrid and Barcelona to considered one of soccer’s hottest properties.

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Metropolis have agreed a deal for considered one of Europe’s prime abilities

And Laporte is delighted that he will only be facing the powerhouse in training

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And Laporte is delighted that he’ll solely be going through the powerhouse in coaching

The 21-year-old Norwegian will fill a season-long void left by Sergio Aguero, with supervisor Pep Guardiola conducting the present marketing campaign and not using a recognised quantity 9.

And it seems Metropolis have secured a generational expertise for a snip, with talkSPORT sources reporting the charge might be simply £51million, beneath his £63m Borussia Dortmund launch clause.

There might be delight all-round within the blue half of Manchester with Haaland already one of many recreation’s prime goal-scorers, discovering the online 85 instances in 88 video games for Dortmund.

Nonetheless, he couldn’t handle that in opposition to Metropolis when he met his new facet in final season’s Champions League, being stored off the scoresheet as Dortmund had been knocked out on the quarter closing stage.

There was nonetheless loads of proof for Metropolis defender Laporte to worry the towering striker although, which he has since revealed.

“Blissful to not be working after this man for the following couple of years,” he tweeted adopted by some laughing emojis. “Welcome Erling.”


Whereas there was celebration among the many Metropolis trustworthy and from the squad, there might be a sense of what might need been for rivals Man United.

In 2020, earlier than Haaland joined Metropolis, United had been linked with the participant who moved to the Bundesliga for simply £17m.

Haaland, although, supported Metropolis as a teen as a result of his dad, Alf-Inge, performed for them between 2000 and 2003.

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