Erling Haaland set to join Manchester City after passing medical

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Striker poised to sign five-year contract at Etihad Stadium.

Erling Haaland is set to join Manchester City this week after passing a physical and the Premier League winners informing Borussia Dortmund that their release clause will be activated. The fee is thought to be much less than the widely reported €75 million (£64 million).

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The German club is set to announce the deal soon after Haaland notified them of his desire to depart after two and a half years. The player and the city have agreed on personal terms. Haaland is expected to sign a five-year contract with a basic salary of roughly £350,000 per week plus significant bonuses.

The deal concludes Pep Guardiola‘s hunt for a long-term replacement for Sergio Agüero, the club’s all-time leading goalscorer. When Guardiola moved to Barcelona last summer, he started looking for a replacement for the Argentinian. The No. 1 priority at the time was Tottenham’s Harry Kane, but the north London club’s chairman, Daniel Levy, valued Kane at £150 million and priced City out of any potential move.

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