Bayern Munich thought they could sign Erling Haaland

According to Picture, Bayern Munich hoped to sign Erling Haaland until last weekend, before the Borussia Dortmund striker signed with Manchester City on Tuesday. Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic was waiting for the green light from the Norwegian’s clan over the weekend, but that’s when he finally received a final refusal from the Cyborg.

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According to the German newspaper, Haaland had however met the Bavarian leader in person and had exchanged with him for several hours. Bayern Munich’s strong interest in the 21-year-old Norwegian would not have pleased Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, as well as his management’s hesitation over a possible extension for the Pole, who is under contract until June 2023 Elements that could push Lewandowski to leave Bavaria during the summer transfer window.

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