Earling moves from Netherlands to Manchester City: Premier League champions announce arrival of Norwegian superstar

Manchester City

Earling Holland is now officially a new Manchester City player. The English club have finally confirmed the Norwegian striker’s signing after agreeing a transfer with Borussia Dortmund last May, paying a release clause that turned out to be closer to € 60 million instead of the بت 75 million initially reported. ۔ A statement from the club confirmed that the 21-year-old will join the club on July 1 after signing a five-year contract that will keep him at Etihad Stadium until the summer of 2027. The Dutch camp agreed a salary with Manchester City that would not exceed Kevin de Bruyne’s, worth about £ 375,000.

“This is a proud day for me and my family.” The Netherlands completed its move. “I’ve always seen City and have loved to do so in recent seasons. You can’t help but admire their style of play, it’s interesting and they create a lot of opportunities for players like me. There are many world class players in this squad and Pep is one of the greatest managers so far, so I am sure I am in the right place to fulfill my ambitions. I want to win a trophy and improve as a footballer and I am confident I can do it here. It’s a great move for me and I can’t wait for the pre-season to start. “

Football director Txiki Begiristain added: “We have been overseeing Earling for many years now, so we are happy to bring him here to Manchester City. He has been one of the best strikers, his goal scoring record is extraordinary and his performances in Borussia Dortmund and especially in the Champions League have proved that he can be successful at a high level. Earling has it all. What we want in a striker and we are confident that he will perform well in this squad and in this system. His height is remarkable, but he is only 21 years old now. We believe he can do even better with Pep. This is a very interesting deal for our club, and I am sure our fans will enjoy watching Earling perform on this team. ”

The Norwegian international, who came to the fore with a nine-goal match against Honduras in the 2019 Under-20 World Cup game, made his name on the European stage at Red Bull Salzburg under an American-like marsh before advancing further to Dortmund. Lit up In Salzburg, he scored 28 goals in 22 games during the 2019-20 half-season. He moved to Dortmund in January 2020 and scored 16 goals in 18 games. His first full season in Germany saw him net 41 times in 41 games, and this season he managed to score 29 goals in 30 games. He has scored 154 times in 199 professional club games.