Manchester City forward Erling Haaland got unveiled to the fans today and gave a shocking response to a question, MySportDab reports.
Erling Haaland revealed that the team he looks forward to playing against is City rivals is Manchester United.
The Norwegian also confirmed that he’ll wear the No 9 shirt at Manchester City for next season.
Haaland remains determined to prove his doubters wrong in the Premier league and has picked up City’s iconic number 9 shirt.
The prolific striker has created a buzz in England since his £51m transfer from Borussia Dortmund this summer.
Speaking at Manchester City’s player unveiling today, Fans asked Haaland some questions.
One of the questions included one from Twitter about the team he wants to play the most after his transfer to the Ethiad.
Presenter, Danny Jackson asked: ‘Which club are you looking forward most to playing against?’
Haaland paused, before answering as Manchester City’s local rivals United.
He responded: ‘I just have to even if I don’t like to say the words, but yes Manchester United.’
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The City got excited by his response and started shouting ‘City, City, City!’ during the unveiling ceremony.
At the unveiling, Manchester City introduced summer signings Kalvin Phillips, Erling Haaland, Julian Alvarez, and Stefan Ortega Moreno to their fans.
New midfielder Phillips missed out on the event due to illness.
Fans gathered around the stage at the Etihad Stadium as special guests and pundits provided more insight into City’s signings.
All new signings came on stage together and handed out signed footballs to the fans.