Premier League striker Joshua King has revealed Norway worldwide teammate Erling Haaland nonetheless ‘loves Leeds’ and likewise ‘loves the Prem’, together with his future nonetheless up within the air forward of the summer time.
Haaland’s aim document for Borussia Dortmund – 70 in simply 69 appearances – has made him one of the crucial talked about footballers on the earth.
He has a €75m (£63m) launch clause in his contract that turns into energetic in the summertime, which is certain to spark a race for his signature from the likes of Manchester United, Manchester Metropolis and Actual Madrid, who’re all anticipated to be out there for a ‘quantity 9’.
Whether or not or not it dictates the place he’ll transfer to in summer time – if he strikes in any respect – King has revealed that Haaland is a giant admirer of Premier League soccer.
What’s extra, he stays a giant fan of Leeds. The 21-year-old was born within the metropolis in 2000 when his father performed for the membership and he has retained that connection lengthy after shifting away.
However whereas a transfer to Leeds clearly isn’t on the playing cards any time quickly, it underlines the chance he might find yourself at Elland Highway earlier than he retires, having beforehand advised a Norwegian newspaper in 2017 that it’s his ‘dream’ to win the Premier League with Leeds.
King appeared throughout a bit of Ben Foster’s newest The Cycling GK matchday vlog and likewise added that Haaland, who he has performed with at worldwide stage since 2019, eats ‘like a bear’.
“He’s only a freak,” the Watford ahead stated. “I’ve by no means seen anybody eat as a lot as he does. He’s bulking up. He’s shredded however, I don’t know, he simply eats like a bear.
“He’s such a pleasant man. Clearly, in some interviews, he got here throughout [not], however he’s one of many nicest guys, he’s right down to earth. He’s only a child having fun with soccer.
“I do know he loves Leeds. I don’t know if that may occur, however I might like to see him within the Prem. I stated that final summer time, ‘It’s worthwhile to come to the Premier League’. He loves the Prem, [but] he’s nonetheless younger, so he’s received time.”