Borussia Dortmund immediately appoints Erling Haaland amid a failed attempt by Man Utd

Borussia Dortmund quickly set out to snatch RB Salzburg’s Karim Adeyemi to replace Erling Haaland – despite Manchester United’s attempt to hijack the move

Borussia Dortmund sign Karim Adeyem to replace Erling Haaland

Borussia Dortmund already replaced Erling Haaland picking up RB Salzburg hit Karim Adeyemi – despite Manchester United late attempted kidnapping.

Dortmund was preparing for the departure of Halland, who is on the verge of completing the £ 51 million transfer to Manchester City. The Premier League the champions beat fierce competition and won the 21-year-old striker, who scored 85 goals in just 88 games during his stay in Germany.

But Dortmund wasted no time in finding a replacement, and the club confirmed Adeyemi’s arrival just an hour after Haaland’s departure was announced Tuesday afternoon. The 20-year-old striker has signed a five-year contract and will be tied to the German club until the summer of 2027.

Adeyemi has been in strong form for Salzburg and as has attracted the attention of many European heavyweights in recent months. Liverpool they have repeatedly linked him with a move to the German national team, while Adeyem’s agent revealed earlier this week that the striker declined late interest from Manchester United to move to Dortmund.

“We are now close to finalizing the deal with Borussia Dortmund,” he said earlier this week. “There will be no release clause in his five-year contract. Rangnick? Yes, Manchester United wanted to enter the race – but we want BVB.”

After ignoring the interest of clubs from other places, Adeyemi will now follow in the footsteps of Haaland, which Dortmund also pulled out of Salzburg in 2020.

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The Salzburg starlet – who has scored 23 goals in 42 games this season and is currently the top scorer in the Austrian Bundesliga – found it difficult to hide his enthusiasm after signing a contract with Dortmund and said he was never interested in joining anyone else.

said Adeyemi Borussia Dortmund website : “As a boy, I was fascinated by the fast football of the Black and Yellows. So as soon as I heard that Dortmund was interested in me, I knew I wanted to sign with BVB. I made a conscious decision to sign a long-term contract because I am convinced that we will form an exciting team, that with the support of incredible fans in Dortmund we will be able to compete and win titles in the years to come. ”

Adeyemi is the third signature Dortmund has signed on the eve of the summer as Marc Rose’s new look begins to take shape. Niklas Sule and Nico Sclotterbeck have already arrived at Westfalenstadion.

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