8 of the best cheap bargains in history when Man City got Haaland for a very affordable price

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Manchester City have confirmed they have reached an agreement to sign Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Haaland for a much lower-than-expected price. But believe it or not, in the past there have been great players who have moved teams at affordable prices as well.

          Manchester City have announced the signing of Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland. Made in the Champions League during his time at Red Bull Salzburg. The Norway international has scored 85 goals in just 88 appearances with the German giants. All the shots were taken before his 22nd birthday.

          With Haaland’s release clause in his contract making him one of the most controversial players in world football. Manchester City have been able to reach an agreement that allows Pep Guardiola. Guardiola has a real striker. Join the team after failing to chase Harry Kane last summer. The reigning Premier League champions have spent £51 million as stated in the release clause between Dortmund and Haaland. Which is a much lower value than expected. It was previously reported that his release clause was around £68 million.

          A statement from Manchester City said: “ Manchester City can confirm that we have reached an agreement in principle with Borussia Dortmund over the transfer of striker Erling Halan. He arrived at the club on 1 July 2022. Initial estimates suggest City will cost a total of over £200 million for the club’s signature. Haaland, with reports claiming the 21-year-old will be earning the same salary as Kevin De Bruyne, the team’s highest earner.

          However, many see the upcoming transfer as an unexpected success. That is because the cost of transfers has increased exponentially. Throughout the Premier League era a record deal in the past. However, there are some world-class stars both past and present have a relatively small transfer fee. We’ll take you back. The best cheap goodies in football history.

Nicolas Anelka was
signed by Arsenal in 1997 for £500,000.

         The formidable ex-French striker was valued in over £100million during his playing career. But it was one of Arsene Wenger’s early bets that we saw the teenager come into the spotlight. Nicolas Anelka scoring 28 goals in the second period. A year in the capital before Arsenal  made a huge profit from their investment by selling him for £22million to Real Madrid.

Cesar Azpilicueta was
signed by Chelsea in 2012 for £7 million.

         Arrival of Cesar Azpilicueta From Marseille in the summer of 2012. He is one of the least-known players of the Roman Abramovich era. Although his team-mate Juan Mata at club and national team will Describing him as a decade later. However, the Spaniard still captains Chelsea and has helped the Blues. Won the Champions League, 2 Europa League, 2 Premier League and 1 FA Cup and League UFABET Cup.

Eric Cantona was
signed by Manchester United in 1992 for £1 million.

         Eric Cantona has earned a one-time Premier League medal with Leeds United. But a collision with Howard Wilkinson paved the way for a more affordable transfer to a pair’s club. Angered by Manchester United, the French forward has enjoyed five years of playing at Old Trafford, establishing himself as a club legend and winning four more league titles.

Frankie de Jong was
signed by Ajax in 2015 for €1.

        Ajax has emerged as one of Europe’s premier developing clubs in the past few decades and Frankie de Jong is one of many. The man who came up with this trend after their Champions League performance in 2019 led to a £65m move to Barcelona. The Dutch international was born at first-team level at Willem II. He sold the player for €1 in 2015. But was stipulated on the 10% sale, which the player did. Big money from the transfer fee from Amsterdam

N’Golo Kante was
signed by Leicester City in 2015 for a fee of £5.6 million.

         It is almost impossible to remember a time when N’Golo Kante was not considered one of the best midfielders in the world. The next World Cup winner was relatively unknown in England when Leicester City brought him from Caen in France over a year and winning the Premier League at 5000/. 1 The midfielder later moved to Chelsea for a fee of 30 million pounds and lifted the Premier League trophy. next summer league

Henrik Larsson was
signed by Celtic in 1997 for £650,000.

         Henrik Larsson quietly arrived at Celtic Park but spent the next seven years as one of the greatest players to ever play in Scottish football. The Swedish legend scored 242 goals in just 315 appearances for Hoops before moving to Barcelona and Manchester United before returning to Helsingborgs.

Peter Schmeichel was
signed by Manchester United in 1991 for £505,000.

         Sir Alex Ferguson once dubbed him the ‘Cheap best of the century’ Peter Schmeichel has reinforced his status as one of the Premier League’s greatest goalkeepers of all time during eight seasons at Old Trafford . Denmark has impressed Brondby and at national team level. causing the Red Devils to rush to grab them for a relatively cheap price.

Zinedine Zidane was
signed by Juventus in 1996 for £3.15 million.

         Blackburn Rovers and Newcastle United have reportedly turned down the chance to sign the player who later won the Ballon d’Or. With Juventus finally agreeing to a contract with Bordeaux five years later Real Madrid made Zinedine Zidane the latest ‘Galactico’ and the most expensive player in the world. word. The midfielder is widely regarded as one of the greatest players of all time.