Erling Haaland’s father Alf-Inge points out why striker selected to be a part of Borussia Dortmund over Manchester United

Erling Haaland's father Alf-Inge explains why striker chose to join Borussia Dortmund over Manchester United

Alf-Inge Haaland has disclosed that his son chose to sign up for Borussia Dortmund over Manchester United due to the fact Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was the ‘only’ human being pushing for the transfer.

Dortmund chiefs emerged victorious in the chase for the teenager’s signature in January immediately after agreeing an £18million offer with Purple Bull Salzburg.

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The Bundesliga club have reaped the rewards of the signing, with the Norwegian starlet scoring a staggering nine targets in 5 Bundesliga appearances considering that producing the shift.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was reportedly desperate to sign his fellow countryman – with whom he worked with at Molde – and flew to Norway to maintain talks with his associates.

But Haaland’s father, former Gentleman Town and Leeds star Alf-Inge, has exposed the two him and kingpin agent Mino Raiola opted for Dortmund for the reason that they felt they had the total backing of the German club.

“You under no circumstances know how it would go in other golf equipment,” he explained to Tv set2.

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“It might nicely have been excellent, as well, if we had chosen a diverse route. We’ll never get an remedy to that. But we are quite content with the golf equipment he has been in.

“You have to go to a club in which the complete club wishes you, not just the coach.

“I feel that’s the most significant matter, in addition to how the club has been around the final five or ten decades and what direction they’ve taken.

“Because it is hazardous to just signal for a mentor, for the reason that he can instantly be sacked.”