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Man City told ‘incredible’ claim as Haaland release clause details emerge

Manchester City could include a release clause in Erling Haaland’s contract, according to Kieran Maguire.

exclusive speech football insiderthe football finance guru insists Manchester City are “very professional” when it comes to player deals.

This Competitive It was reported last month (October 10) that Haaland had a £175m release clause, which would come into effect in 2024 and then be reduced as his five-year contract progressed.

The 22-year-old’s agent, Rafaela Pimenta, declined to comment on the release clause in an interview with Spanish media marca Last week (October 17).

She did claim the reports were “exaggerated” and that Haaland needed “protection”.

“City will protect their investment in Haaland with the purchase price,” maguire told football insiderFinance and governance correspondent Adam Williams.

“When they buy players they are the beneficiaries of the release clause and he is the beneficiary because his compensation and signing fee will reflect the money saved in terms of transfer fees.

“I think that’s likely to be replicated in any potential sale of Haaland.

“The actual numbers themselves, there’s a lot of speculation around. One of the things to note about Manchester City is that, apart from some of their sponsorship arrangements, they tend to be very professional in terms of player recruitment what they tend to do on the pitch.

“Of course, we’ve just seen Guardiola’s contract extension completely unknown.”

City signed Haaland from Borussia Dortmund for £51million in the summer.

The Norway international has scored 23 goals in 18 appearances for Pep Guardiola’s teams.

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