Man City are in pole position to sign Erling Haaland this summer – thanks to his father, Football Insider understands.

The Premier League leaders are assessing the market for a forward capable of leading the front line and the Borussia Dortmund goal machine is their number one target.

A City source has told Football Insider the club and manager Pep Guardiola are big admirers of Haaland, 21, and they will be supported by the Abu Dhabi owners in a concerted pursuit.