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Paul Ince slams Man Utd for letting Erling Haaland “slip through the net”

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Paul Ince has taken aim at Manchester United for letting Dortmund striker Erling Haaland “slip through the net”.

The Red Devils were linked with a move for the former Salzburg forward, who was available to sign for just £17million – the price of his release clause.

But Manchester United were beaten to the punch by Bundesliga club Dortmund, who snapped up the wonderkid in the January transfer window.

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Since moving to Germany, Haaland has shown further signs of improvement. The Norwegian wonderkid netted a hat-trick in just 20 minutes of his Dortmund debut in a 5-3 win over Augsburg.

Haaland has gone on to bag a further nine goals in just 10 games, and would likely cost in excess of £100million in today’s market.

Criticising his former side for missing out on Haaland, Paddy Power ambassador Paul Ince told Goal: “If they want to close the gap on Manchester City and Liverpool then they need a world class striker.

Source: Mirror