‘See you soon!’ Man City further tease the arrival of Erling Haaland after their incoming striker tweeted a picture of him in full kit as a child… but he has still not been officially unveiled by the club ahead of £51m move
- Erling Haaland is set to join Premier League champions City on July 1
- Haaland got City fans excited on Friday with a post of him in full kit as a kid
- City’s official Twitter account responded with a message to Haaland
- Haaland will come to the Premier League with a formidable record at Dortmund
Haaland, one of the world’s most sought players, will officially join City from Borussia Dortmund on July 1 in a deal worth £51m.
City announced on May 10 that they had reached an agreement in principle with Dortmund to sign the 21-year-old but he has not yet been officially unveiled.
Erling Haaland sent this Tweet on Friday ahead of his impending arrival at Manchester City
Haaland’s post was accompanied with pictures of him in a full City kit when he was a child
The shirt he was wearing had ‘dad’ on the back – his father, Alfe Inge, played for City for three years
An event to reveal their big signing is planned following a social media campaign.
That appears to have already started as Haaland on Friday Tweeted pictures of him wearing a full City kit – with the name ‘Dad’ on the back in reference to his father Alfe Inge, who played for the club between 2000 and 2003.
Haaland captioned the two pictures with the phrase ‘to be continued’, accompanied by a ‘soon’ arrow emoji and a blue heart emoji.
City’s official Twitter account responded by saying ‘see you soon’ ahead of his impending arrival at the Etihad Stadium.
City’s official Twitter account responded to Haaland’s post with a simple message
The club have also not yet confirmed what shirt number Haaland will wear. The Norwegian star is thought to prefer No. 9, which is currently held by Gabriel Jesus, who is expected to leave in the summer transfer window.
Earlier this month, Haaland previewed his transfer to City by posting a video of himself listening to Oasis hit Wonderwall.
Both Liam and Noel Gallagher, who formed the legendary band in the 90s, are huge City fans.
Haaland will come to the Premier League with a formidable record having scored 62 goals in 67 games for Dortmund.
The striker is currently on international duty with Norway as he prepares for his City move