Leeds fans react as Erling Haaland joins Salzburg

Erling Braut Haaland  of Norway during G19 Men  Photocall at Thon Arena on July 12, 2018 in Lillestrom, Norway.

Leeds United fan Erling Haaland has joined Salzburg.

A general view of Elland Road during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Fulham at Elland Road on December 13, 2014 in Leeds, England.

Some Leeds United fans on Twitter were dreaming of a move for Erling Haaland earlier this summer.

The 18-year-old striker is the son of former Leeds man Alf-Inge Haaland who spent three years at Elland Road until 2000.

Due to his father's connections, the young marksman is himself a fan of the West Yorkshire side and admitted earlier this summer that it was his "dream" to join the Whites and win the Premier League.

He told Aftenposten, a Norwegian newspaper: "The dream is to win the Premier League with Leeds. In addition, the goal is to become a better player than my dad was. I hope to get more caps than he did."

Haaland had been linked with a move away from Molde for much of the summer and he has finally got it - but he won't be turning out for Leeds in the Championship this season.

The youngster has signed a five-year contract with Red Bull Salzburg and here is how some Leeds supporters have reacted:

The red-hot hitman has a very bright future and it'll be interesting if he ever does wind up at Elland Road.

If he's the real deal, then he probably won't be joining Leeds until they're a Premier League side which, depending on your outlook, could be next season.

Marcelo Bielsa's side have won all four games this season - three in the Championship - and promotion does not look all that unrealistic at the moment.

General view of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

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