Former Manchester United manager and striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed he once told his former club to sign a Manchester City player but was turned down.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed he told Manchester United to buy Erling Haaland for £4m in 2018, but the UFABET club refused. The former manager of the Red Devils team Said he told the club about Haaland about six months before taking over at United in December 2018. The pair worked together at the club, Molde and Solskjaer were aware of Haaland’s enormous potential . But the striker went on to join Red Bull Salzburg and Borussia Dortmund before he moved to Manchester City last year. worth 51.2 million pounds
At the age of 22 now, Haaland Undoubtedly one of the stars of the football world. But he could end up at United instead of fellow city rivals Manchester City. As reported by The Sun, Solskjaer said: “I called Man United about six months before I came in and told them. that I have this striker who used to play with us But they don’t listen ′′ ′′ I asked for £ 4 million for Haaland. But they didn’t sign him.”
After initially being appointed interim manager, Solskjaer became United’s permanent manager before he left the club in November 2021. During his time at Molde, Haaland scored 20 goals. Of the 50 games, all of which were on the pitch under Solskjaer. Joining the club from Brin in 2017. Haaland enjoyed a brilliant first season in English football and scored 51 goals in 47 games in all competitions.
Upon joining Manchester City, Solskjaer sent a message to his compatriots to congratulate them on what will be their historic move to the English top flight. “When I signed for Manchester City, he congratulated me and wrote to me: ‘Good luck going to the wrong side of Manchester,'” Haaland told the Manchester Evening News . as you know He had a huge impact on my career when I was at Molde. He’s a good guy.”
The Norwegian national football team was crowned the best footballer of the year. With 82 per cent of the vote, Haaland broke the record for the most goalscoring player in a single Premier League season with 35 goals . Man City Man United are still struggling up front and are looking for a new striker this summer.
Haaland commented on receiving the FWA award: “To receive an award from the Football Writers’ Association in my first season in English football is a great honor. to be able to And to be recognized like this means a lot to ′′ ′′ I love my time with Manchester United. City so far My teammates are amazing. And they gave me a chance to score ′′ ′′ I want to thank them all. Because I wouldn’t have been able to win this award without them.”
He added: “I still owe Pep and the staff behind the team at Man City.” “” Thank you to everyone who voted for me. It’s a great honor to receive this award. City win the title