Manchester City and striker Erling Haaland are close to an agreement, Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland is close to reaching an agreement to join Manchester City.
The Dutch contract expires in 2024 but a release clause allows it to release 62.08 million this summer.
Balag believes City has sold the 21-year-old Norwegian striker and is considering joining him before moving to Real Madrid.
“I think Erling Haaland is considering moving to Manchester City, there is no agreement yet but they are very close,” said the British broadcaster’s sports expert.
City, Real, and Barcelona have all spoken to the Netherlands, but the former Red Bull Salzburg striker had rejected Barca before Karim Benzema’s recent form for Real, Apparently, he had made up his mind to join the leaders of the Premier League.
French striker Erling Holland, 34, has scored consecutive hat-tricks in the knockout stages of the Champions League, helping him to a career-best 39 goals so far this season.
“The Netherlands have known for a while what Real Madrid and Manchester City have to offer, and others, but these are the two clubs that remain,” Balig said on the Euroleague podcast.