Man City star striker Erling Haaland has officially signed a lucrative contract, providing him with millions of euros in income every season.
Moving to Man City from the beginning of the season, Erling Haaland immediately became the second highest-paid striker in the Premier League.
According to L’Equipe, the Norwegian striker is receiving about 20 million pounds/year in unpaid salary, second in the entire tournament after Kevin De Bruyne (21 million pounds/year).
However, in the future the player could earn twice that amount by signing a sponsorship deal with sportswear brand Nike.
Accordingly, it is no longer a rumor surrounding the race between Nike, Adidas and Puma anymore, the fashion “giant” from the United States has announced the signing of a shoe sponsorship contract with Erling Haaland.
Haaland officially signed a shoe sponsorship contract with famous American brand Nike
It is known that the two sides have had a commercial relationship since Haaland was 14 years old but expired in January 2022.
According to The Athletic, this new contract with Nike will help Haaland earn an additional £20 million in income. per year , equivalent to a competitive salary for Man City.
Thus, the Norwegian striker has officially joined Nike’s brand ambassador team including superstars like Kylian Mbappe, Kevin De Bruyne and even Cristiano Ronaldo.
That means in the future fans can see Haaland accompanying Mbappe in the brand’s promotional publications.
Nike owns at the same time the two most popular representatives of the current football village, Mbappe and Haaland
Haaland has scored 42 goals in 37 games for Manchester City this season. Including 28 goals in the Premier League, leading the league.
In addition, he also became the youngest player in Champions League history to reach 30 goals.
Returning from an international break, Man City will look forward to an important match against Liverpool on Saturday April 1 in the English Premier League.
Pep Guardiola’s team is standing still because Haaland is still racing to regain fitness after suffering an injury while focusing with Norway earlier.