Manchester City have unveiled Erling Haaland after he completed his long-awaited £51 million ($63m) from Borussia Dortmund.
The Premier League champions confirmed in May that one of the most sought-after striker’s in world football would be joining.
Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich were among a host of top European clubs interested in signing the 21-year-old, but he has signed a five-year deal at Etihad Stadium.
The Norwegian international has given his first interview since joining the club, and says he can’t wait to work with boss Pep Guardiola.
He was unveiled by the club with an announcement video which recreated a picture of him sat on a sofa wearing the 2008-09 Man City kit as a boy, and ends with Haaland holding the picture while wearing the 2022-23 Citizens strip.
“This is a proud day for me and my family. I have always watched Man City and have loved doing so in recent seasons,” he said.
“You can’t help but admire their style of play, it’s exciting and they create a lot of chances, which is perfect for a player like me.
“There are so many world-class players in this squad and Pep is one of the greatest managers of all-time, so I believe I am in the right place to fulfil my ambitions.
“I want to score goals, win trophies, and improve as a footballer and I am confident I can do that here. This is a great move for me, and I can’t wait to get started in pre-season.”