Erling Haaland slams ‘comical’ talk of him demanding big wage to join Borussia Dortmund after snubbing Manchester United in January
- Erling Haaland insists he did not demand a huge wage from Borussia Dortmund
- The striker has called reports that he insisted on £6.65m-a-year ‘comical’
- He also explained why he chose to reject advances from Manchester United
United were thought to be favourites to sign the former RB Leipzig striker, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer flying to meet the teenager he linked up with as Molde manager.
However, the 19-year-old decided snub United and join Lucien Favre’s side in a £17m move. There were reports suggesting the Norwegian was insisting on £6.65m salary, but Haaland insists otherwise.
Erling Haaland has insisted he did not demand a huge wage from Borussia Dortmund
The striker had made an incredible start to his Dormtund career with seven goals in four games
‘It’s not my focus, whatsoever,’ Haaland told Viasport.
‘It’s kind of comical if I were to get that label. All the people closest to me know that’s not the kind of person I am. It’s really been comical.’
The striker has fired in seven goals in four games in a lightning start to his career in Germany, proving a huge boost to Dortmund.
The Norweigan chose to snub his former boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer by moving to Dortmund
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