By Jack Kinnersley For Mailonline
Published: 12:26 GMT, 21 February 2020 | Updated: 12:41 GMT, 21 February 2020
Jamie Carragher has backed Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward's decision not to sign Erling Haaland in January.
The superstar youngster signed for Borussia Dortmund 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
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