Erling Haaland tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer he wants to join Manchester United

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Erling Braut Haaland is reportedly set to snub interest from a host of Europe's elite clubs, after telling Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that he wants to join his youngster-led revolution at Old Trafford. 

Haaland, son of former Premier League defender Alf-Inge Haaland, has become one of the most coveted players in European football this season, after bagging an incredible 28 goals in just 22 appearances. 

This remarkable stat is made all the more impressive when you consider the fact that eight of these goals have come in the Champions League thus far - a total bettered only by the 10 goals of Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski, and ahead of the likes Harry Kane (6), Kylian Mbappe and Raheem Sterling (5), and Mohamed Salah and Karim Benzema (4).

With the young prodigy set to enter into current club Red Bull Salzburg's two month winter break in a weeks time, rumours are abound that the 6 ft 4 in target man has played his last game for the club. 

Whilst there is certainly no shortage of suitors - Juventus, Dortmund, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, RB Leipzig, and Atletico Madrid have all been linked this week to name but a few - it appears that Erling himself has made a decision on his future. 

According to reports in The Mirror, the younger Haaland has told current Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that he wants to join his youthful revolution over at Old Trafford, and sees the club as the perfect environment to continue his development. 

The player's agent however - European footballing super-agent Mino Raiola - favours a move to Juventus for his man, a move also made by fellow client and prodigious talent Matthijs de Ligt last summer.


Dortmund and RB Leipzig are also reported to have flown Haaland over to the Germany last week, for a tour of both of their training grounds in an attempt to lure the in-form poacher to pastures new. 

Both of these clubs however, alongside the aforementioned Juventus, would struggle to meet United's financial muscle in the transfer market, and with Salzburg said to be holding out for a bid of £85 million or more, there might be little they could do to compete.

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