Erling Haaland scored a goal for the Norwegian national team against the Swedish national team in the UEFA Nations League, Sunday (12/6/2022).
BOLASPORT.COM – Barcelona was close to getting the signature of Erling Haaland, who finally landed at Manchester City.
An adviser to former Barcelona president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, revealed that Bartomeu turned down the opportunity to sign Erling Haaland.
Bartomeu assesses Erling Haaland will not find a match if he plays at Barcelona.
The 21-year-old striker has joined Manchester City in the summer of 2022.
El Barca became the club that failed in the race to get Erling Haaland’s signature.
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Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, was unable to compete on the grounds that he could not pay the nominal set by Borussia Dortmund.
Bartomeu’s former adviser, Ariedo Braida, also revealed the past story related to Haaland.
“When I was at Barcelona, I followed Haaland who played for the Under-21 team in Norway,” said Braida, reported by BolaSport.com from 90min.