ERLING HAALAND warmed up for his Manchester City debut with a kick around on a beach with some young fans.
The £51.4million striker showed off his close control with six kick-ups using both feet in the surf on a Marbella beach.
Erling Haaland has been relaxing on his summer holidays ahead of a possible Manchester City debut in July
The 21-year-old then lays the ball off to another sea-soaked player to continue the game of keepie-uppie.
The tanned and toned Norway hero also showed off a new look with his trademark long blond locks tied back in two cornrows.
A video of Haaland enjoying his summer break with the impromptu kick about was posted on Instagram on Sunday evening.
It got more than 750k likes within 16 hours and prompted one commenter to say it shows how he is still “down to earth”.
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It the latest evidence the Leeds-born global superstar is always happy to make time for fans.
In October, he made a lucky pitch invader’s day by posing for a selfie on the pitch with him in front of 64,000 fans after helping secure a win for his former club Borussia Dortmund.
Haaland is expected to join up with Pep Guardiola’s squad for pre-season next month when City go to the United States for friendlies in the build-up to their Prem title defence.
He could make his non-competitive debut in games against Club America in Houston or Bayern Munich in Wisconsin in late July.
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Haaland, who scored 86 goals in 89 appearances for Dortmund in Germany, has penned a five-year deal at the Etihad.
City saw off stiff competition from other European giants to finally land their marque summer singing.