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Manchester United New Manager: Ralf Rangnick to get a £10m bonus if he can tempt Erling Haaland to join

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Manchester United New Manager: Erling Haaland to Manchester United? – Managers and footballers have all sorts of absurd contract clauses and bonuses. The new Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick, who was appointed as an interim manager last week and received his work permit to take charge of United, has a bonus clause that will see him get an additional £10m if he can bring Erling Haaland to the Theatre of Dreams. Follow Premier League Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

With the January transfer market soon approaching, Ralf Rangnick will receive the £10m bonus if he can sign Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund as Manchester United hope that his contacts with the striker and relationship with his father can convince him to move to Old Trafford.

Manchester United New Manager: Ralf Rangnick to get a £10m bonus if he can tempt Erling Haaland to join

Manchester United bonus: Ralf Rangnick to get 10m bonus if he can tempt Haaland to join Red Devils
Manchester United bonus: Ralf Rangnick to get a 10m bonus if he can tempt Haaland to join Red Devils

Erling Haaland has been the most wanted youngster in Europe as he keeps scoring in every other match in the Bundesliga as well as other competitions. Even when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was United’s manager, Haaland was wanted by the Norwegian but the deal just couldn’t break through for the Red Devils.

Manchester United bonus: Ralf Rangnick to get a 10m bonus if he can tempt Haaland to join Red Devils

And now with a change in management United’s interest seems pretty clear as they are still in pursuit of Erling Haaland. United are prepared to pay Rangnick a handsome reward if he can use the contacts with the striker to engineer a move to Old Trafford.

Ralf Rangnick used to work in Red Bull’s footballing empire with German club Leipzig while Haaland played for Austrian outfit Salzburg. Although Rangnick will just be a manager till the end of the season, post that he will play a crucial role in United’s decision making regarding transfers too.

Manchester United bonus: Ralf Rangnick to get 10m bonus if he can tempt Haaland to join Red Devils
Manchester United bonus: Ralf Rangnick to get a 10m bonus if he can tempt Haaland to join Red Devils

Haaland joined Borussia Dortmund in December 2019 for just £17m from Salzburg. It is believed Haaland has a release clause in the region of £64m in his contract next summer, which will inevitably spark interest from all of Europe’s elite.

Other than Manchester United, Europe’s top clubs like Real Madrid, Liverpool, Chelsea & Liverpool are looking closely at the situation in the Norwegian’s camp. The 21-year-old striker has scored 71 goals in 70 appearances for the German side and hit the back of the net on Saturday on his first game back from injury in the 3-1 triumph over Wolfsburg.

Manchester United New Manager: Ralf Rangnick to get a £10m bonus if he can tempt Erling Haaland to join

Manchester United New Manager: New Man United boss Ralf Rangnick pictured visiting Old Trafford for the 1st time, check out pics

Dortmund are eager to keep hold of their star man and could look to renegotiate his contract and exit terms with Haaland and his agent, Mino Raiola. Manchester United and Mino Raiola might not be in the best relationships so far due to Paul Pogba’s contract situation and the recent comments by his agent over Manchester United.

Manchester United New Manager: Ralf Rangnick to get a £10m bonus if he can tempt Erling Haaland to join

Meanwhile, Ralf Rangnick has received his visa and work permit application approved, therefore he can officially get to work as United’s interim chief and be in charge of the game against Crystal Palace. He will run the team until the end of the season and then take on a two-year consultancy role.

United is 10th in the Premier League but can go three points off the top four with a win over Arsenal.

Manchester United bonus: Ralf Rangnick to get a 10m bonus if he can tempt Haaland to join Red Devils

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