Date: 7th October 2022 at 12:01pm
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Southampton are the next side tasked with attempting to prevent Erling Haaland from scoring, as The Saints face Manchester City on Saturday.

Bournemouth are the only one of the 12 sides that Haaland has faced in the Premier League and Champions League to have stopped him from scoring so far.

The Norwegian has netted hat-tricks in three consecutive league home matches and has also netted braces in two of his three Champions League appearances.

While the striker has taken the Premier League by storm, rumours have suggested that he is being lined up for a big money move to Spanish champions Real Madrid in 2024.

Amid the speculation, Haaland’s weekly earnings have been revealed.

As reported by The Mail, the Norway international is earning a staggering £865,000-per-week.

Haaland has been in fine form for Pep Guardiola’s side

City took advantage of the release clause included in Haaland’s contract with former club Borussia Dortmund to land the forward for a cut-price £51 million over the summer, but it appears that they are now paying out far more than they had expected in wages.

That is largely because of the player’s sensational form, with performance-related bonuses causing his wage to skyrocket.

In total, the 22-year-old has scored 19 goals in 11 games since City’s Community Shield defeat to Liverpool, as well as providing an assist against The Cherries.

While the player’s basic weekly salary is believed to be at a similar level to the club’s other highest earners, including Kevin De Bruyne, his bonuses have seen his earnings surge beyond the £850,000-per-week mark.

That tallies up to around £45 million-per-year, a figure just shy of the £51 million that The Citizens paid to land the striker initially.

Haaland’s remarkable run of form for the Manchester club has surprised even his biggest admirers, although the ex-Molde man has been prolific throughout his short career.

For RB Salzburg, the striker netted 29 goals in 27 games; a run of form that earned him a move to Dortmund.

In Germany, the striker continued his fine form, scoring 86 goals in 89 games for the club.

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