Los Blancos are set to join the growing list of clubs interested in signing the Norwegian goal machine when his Borussia Dortmund release clause drops to €75m next summer.
Haaland with be pursued by clubs from across Europe in the coming months as his incredible goal scoring record has continued since the start of the 2021/22 campaign.
However, despite the incoming battle to sign the 21-year-old, McManaman believes Real Madrid have an edge over their rivals.
“Do I think Liverpool will be in the fight to sign Erling Haaland next summer? No, I don’t”, he wrote in his weekly column for horseracing.net, via reports from Marca.
“I think there’s a possibility he will goes Real Madrid and I think he personally likes Real Madrid and the lifestyle that is involved in playing for them.”
McManaman has established himself as a fans favourite in Madrid following his time their during the Galacticos era at the start of the 2000’s.