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' were RIGHT not to sign Erling Haaland - even though he looks like the bargain of the century', says Jamie Carragher... as he backs Ed Woodward over row with Mino Raiola turned down the chance to sign Erling Haaland in January Jamie Carragher thinks Ed Woodard made the right decision due to his agent Mino Raiola represents Haaland who has exploded into one of Europe's finest Haaland has scored 11 goals in seven games since arriving at

By Jack Kinnersley For Mailonline

Published: 12:26 GMT, 21 February 2020 | Updated: 12:41 GMT, 21 February 2020

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Jamie Carragher has backed executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward's decision not to sign Erling Haaland in January.

The superstar youngster signed for instead and has scored 39 goals in 29 games in all competitions this season including 10 in his first six matches for his new club.

Woodward reportedly decided against the deal as Haaland's agent Mino Raiola was demanding too much and Carragher told The Telegraph that he thinks Woodward made the right call. 

Jamie Carragher has backed Manchester United's decision not to sign striker Erling Haaland

Jamie Carragher has backed 's decision not to sign striker Erling Haaland

The former Liverpool defender believes Haaland's agent Mino Raiola brings too much baggage

The former Liverpool defender believes Haaland's agent Mino Raiola brings too much baggage

'Whoever signed Haaland from RB Salzburg knew they were not only getting an amazing young talent - they were also inviting the circus into town in the form of his representative, Mino Raiola, ' the former Liverpool defender said.

'United, like every club scouting the Norwegian teenager, had to weigh up the value of the player against the cost of the distracting influence of his high-profile advisor.

'No matter what Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said to Haaland to try to convince

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