Arsenal are allegedly scouting Norwegian wonderkid
- Erling Braut Haaland is the 17-year-old prolific goalscorer playing for Norwegian side Molde
- His recent goalscoring spree caught the eye of several English clubs
Norwegian outlet Aftenposten reports that Arsenal joined Brighton, QPR, Sheffield Wednesday and Birmingham City, among others, in watching the fixture. Their focus was reportedly on Haaland, who is impressing for the Norwegian first division side despite his young age.
RT: @svendleeds This 17 year old sleeps in his #LUFC shirt when away with the national team. Juve keen and key ManU scout at today’s match.— #WALMOT (@WALM0T33) July 2, 2018
Erling Braut Haaland 4 goals v Brann pic.twitter.com/YmVEfYSt2N
In 14 league matches for Molde’s first team in 2018, Haaland has eight goals and one assist to his name. The vast majority of those goal contributions came in the last two weeks, including a four-goal blitz in 21 first-half minutes against Brann.