It wasn't quite LeBron James and "The Decision." After all, Erling Braut Haaland wasn't a free agent, it wasn't televised, there was no "hometown betrayal" narrative and there were plenty of whispers that an announcement was imminent as various suitors had dropped out of the race. But it's not far off.
Brighton & Hove Albion thrashed a woeful Manchester United 4-0 at the Amex Stadium on Saturday to officially rule United out of the running for a Champions League place next season.
Two goals from striker Lautaro Martinez helped Inter Milan secure a nervy 4-2 home win over Empoli on Friday as Simone Inzaghi's side kept their Serie A title hopes alive and provisionally went top of the table.