Man City and the Emirates, Haaland attacked by his own

Transferred from Borussia Dortmund to Manchester City during the summer transfer window, Erling Haaland made some enemies with his XXL transfer, and in particular in Norway, where he is no longer unanimous.

Between his hatching at Molde then at RB Salzburg and his explosion at the highest level at Borussia Dortmund, Erling Haaland had inevitably become the hero of an entire country, especially since he multiplied the goals in selection. On track to be the best Norwegian player in history, the 22-year-old striker however only has admirers in his country. Given that since his transfer to Manchester City, which paid 60 million euros to buy Kylian Mbappé’s rival, some Norwegian supporters no longer hesitate to carve Haaland. Indeed, last weekend, during a match between Bryne, his training club, and SK Brann Bergen, a group of ultras displayed a spicy banner. “Hello Farmers! The bride gambles for dirty blood money. There is only one Haaland”could we read in the stands of the Norwegian stadium, where midfielder Markus Haaland got good publicity.

“He shouldn’t have chosen the club that is the worst in terms of sportswashing”

A tackle that shows that Haaland’s latest career choice is not unanimous, given that Man City is owned by the royal family of the United Arab Emirates, a country that tries to heal its image through football and sport. What does not pass with Erlend Ytre-Arne Vagane. “Haaland cannot escape criticism. He could have chosen any club in the world. He shouldn’t have chosen the club that is the worst in terms of sportswashing. He has to face it”, swung the spokesperson for the SK Brann supporters group. At least Haaland now knows what to expect when he returns to his country, even if the slingshot could calm down with goals…

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