Haaland’s dad says Man Utd transfer collapsed as only Solskjaer wanted him and boss could have been sacked at any time – The Sun

ERLING HAALAND'S move to Manchester United collapsed as only Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wanted him, revealed the striker's father.

The 19-year-old snubbed a move to Old Trafford in January in favour of an £18.5million switch to Borussia Dortmund.

Solskjaer set his sights on signing Haaland from Red Bull Salzburg in January after he worked with him at Molde.

He even travelled to Salzburg on December 13 to meet with the payer in a desperate bid to tie up the deal.

But his father, former Leeds ace Alf-Inge Haaland, has insisted that it was only Solskjaer that wanted – and his job was not guaranteed.

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