The former midfielder was famously the victim of a Manchester derby horror tackle from Roy Keane in 2001, having four years earlier goaded the Red Devils legend for feigning injury when it turned out he had ruptured his ACL.
However, Haaland senior’s past rivalry with United as a player would not be an obstacle to his son switching to Old Trafford.
Haaland has a good relationship with United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer from their time together at Norwegian club Molde.
And, speaking about a potential move, his father previously told Danish outlet TV2: “It is important to distinguish between being a supporter and a job.
“So I have a very relaxed relationship with that. It’s a little different when it’s serious. Yes, I think most players dream of being in the Premier League at one time or another.
“It’s the league that gets the most attention around, and it has very good quality teams. There is no doubt the Premier League is attractive to him.”