Erling Haaland | 20 Years On | Football Manager 2020 Wonderkids

Welcome to 20 Years On, a series here on VivaLaVidaFM where we take one of the games hottest prospects to see where they end up at the end of their career in Football Manager 2020. In this post, we see where one of the most sought wonderkids on FM20 this year – Erling Haaland – could end up in 20 years time.

Name: Erling Haaland

Birthday: 21 July 2000

Current Club: Red Bull Salzburg

Nation: Norway

Erling Haaland is one of the most exciting youth prospects on FM20. The Norwegian has made headlines in real-life with his extraordinary form in the Champions League for Red Bull Salzburg, scoring eight goals in the group stages of the 2019/20 competition. He has been linked with many top clubs across Europe and is currently being heavily linked with a move to Manchester United. Here, we will see what Football Manager predicts will happen throughout Haaland’s career.

haaland 2019

Erling Haaland 2019

Erling Haaland | FM20 Wonderkids

Red Bull Salzburg | 2019-2022

  • Appearances: 104
  • Goals: 77

Haaland begins his FM20 career with RB Salzburg in Austria. He spent a further three seasons at the club before moving on. In that time, he helped the club win two league titles and two domestic cups.

Bayer 04 Leverkusen | 2022-2025

  • Appearances: 89
  • Goals: 50

Leverkusen signed Haaland in 2022 for a bargain price of just £10m. In his time at the club he made just shy of ninety appearances and left the club at the end of the 2024/25 season. In his final season, the club won a treble of 2nd places, finishing 2nd in the Bundesliga, runners-up in the German Cup and runners-up in the Champions League. So close to an incredible season for Leverkusen and perhaps Haaland would not have left if silverware was won.

Bayern Munich | 2025-2032

  • Appearances: 252
  • Goals: 163

German giants Bayern Munich signed Haaland in 2025 for £76m. He spent the largest portion of his career with Bayern, making over 250 appearances in his seven seasons at the club. He will be disappointed never to have reached the CL final with Bayern Munich, especially considering their domestic dominance. Haaland’s contract would eventually expire at the end of the 31/32 season, leaving him able to leave on a free.

Juventus | 2032-2035

  • Appearances: 118
  • Goals: 49

Juventus snapped up Haaland on a free transfer and he immediately had an impact, helping the Italian champions to the 2033 Champions League final. Sadly for Haaland, they lost out in the final. In his three seasons in Italy, Haaland won the Serie A title thrice and the Italian Cup twice.

Shanghai SIPG | 2035-2036

  • Appearances: 41
  • Goals: 24

To end his playing days, where better to go than China. Shanghai splashed out on Haaland, signing him on a free transfer. The money they saved on a transfer fee certainly went towards his £300,000 p/week wage.

Money well spent – Haaland helped Shanghai win the Asian Champions League in 2035! After two failed attempts at winning the European Champions League, Haaland finally has continental silverware to be proud of.

haaland career history

Erling Haaland career history

International | Norway

  • Caps: 129
  • Goals: 75

Haaland ended his international career with Norway as their record goalscorer. But he never managed to lead them to any kind of success. Norway failed to qualify for either the European Championships or the World Cup for five consecutive tournaments between 2022 and 2028 and never progressed further than the 3rd round during Haaland’s playing days.

Statistics and Honours

haaland infographic jpeg


red bull salzburg2x Austrian Bundesliga

2x Austrian Cup

bayern munich5x German Bundesliga

7x German Cup

juventus3x Italian Serie A

2x Italian Cup

shanghai sipg1x Asian Champions League


haaland gif

Erling Haaland development GIF


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