Erling Haaland : Man United eye move for Champions League hat-trick hero

Erling Haaland : Man United eye move for Champions League hat-trick hero

- Erling Haaland was watched by 50 scouts when he bagged a hat-trick for RB Salzburg in the Champions League

- The 19-year-old who featured for Solskjaer when he was in charged of Malmo has been linked with Man United

- Haaland's father Alf-Inge played for Manchester City and Leeds United during his spell in England

Erling Haaland scored a hat-trick on his Champions League debut in RB Salzburg's 5-2 win over Genk and over 50 scouts were in attendance to watch the young lad do that.

The 19-year-old striker is son of ex-Manchester City star Alf-Inge and has been tagged as one of the next big thing in European football.

Haaland became the third teenager to score more than one goal in their Champions League debut since Real Madrid's Raul Gonzalez and Manchester United's Wayne Rooney.

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United are one of the top clubs tracking the Norwegian international and he was handed his first senior debut with Molde under current Red devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

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But it is understood the youngster is a huge fan of Leeds United because he was born in Yorkshire and his father played for the Whites.

And Haaland has openly admitted his dream of bringing Leeds back to Premier League football in the future.

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He said: “I want to be the best. The dream is to win the Premier League with Leeds - and to be a better player than dad.”

But when Solskjaer was previously asked last year about a proposed move for Haaland, he replied: “He is probably not the world’s biggest Manchester United fan.

“But if they come to the door, there are not many who say no to that.”

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Erling Braut Haland scored nine goals in Norway's 12-0 win over Honduras at the U20 World Cup earlier this year.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Alex Iwobi's summer move to Everton from Arsenal has been compared by Man United legend Phil Neville as a big 'fish' in small pond.

The Super Eagles midfielder left his boyhood club for a whopping £35million to Goodison Park after playing 148 matches, scoring 15 goals for Gunners.

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