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Solskjaer bills Haaland as ‘fantastic boy’ despite seeing Man Utd snubbed for Borussia Dortmund

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer considers Erling Haaland to be “a fantastic boy” despite seeing the teenage frontman snub a switch to Manchester United in favour of linking up with Borussia Dortmund.

It appeared at one stage as though the Red Devils were leading the race for a highly sought-after striker.

As an exit door swung open at Red Bull Salzburg, those at Old Trafford positioned themselves at the front of the queue.

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It was hoped that Solskjaer’s presence would work in their favour, with the United boss having previously coached a fellow Norwegian at Molde.