Erling Haaland, the 21-year-old is one of the hottest football star on the planet due to his goal scoring ability at Dortmund and has been heavily linked with different football giant clubs like Real Madrid, FC Barcelona and Manchester City.
Borussia Dortmund striker is not expected to move until the summer but says he will have to make a decision on his future soon because he is being pressured by Dortmund. Haaland has asked Raiola to finalize the agreement with a club and Dortmund want to begin planning without Haaland.
“Borussia Dortmund have started to put lot of pressure on me. They want me to decide now. And so… yeah, things will happen NOW. Even if I only wanted to focus on football and play football”Erling Haaland after win over Freiburg on Friday.
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Haaland signed a deal until 2024 at Dortmund when he transferred from Red Bull Salzburg in January 2020, but he could be set to depart long before that contract expires.
The total transfer package for Haaland could be in excess of €200 million when annual salary, agent fee, family bonuses, and the €75 million release clause are factored together. Some reports have indicated that Raiola will demand a gross salary of €50 million.
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Erling Haaland to Real Madrid
Real Madrid won’t restrict itself to signing either Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe or Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland this summer; it wants both.
ESPN reported the Spanish giant is plotting moves for the pair “in an attempt to take advantage of the financial problems at Barcelona by landing the two most sought-after players in world football.”
Erling Haaland to Barcelona
Barcelona are intent on capturing the 21-year-old and Laporta has already held meetings with his agent, Mino Raiola, to lay the groundwork over a move in the summer. The question, however, remains whether the Catalan heavyweights can raise the necessary capital needed to pull off the signing given their current financial situation.
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“Where do I see Haaland? If I had to bet right now, I would bet on an English team and in Spain of course FC Barcelona. If Mbappe comes to Real Madrid… Haaland wants to be the star. Playing alone is how he works best. With the quality that there is at Barcelona, it is an ideal team for him.”Pedro Bravo, an agent and the president of the Spanish Association of Footballers’ Agents (AEAF)
Erling Haaland to Manchester City
Manchester City, who are still on the hunt for a striker, win the race for his services. After their failure to wrap up the deal to bring Tottenham frontman Harry Kane to the Etihad Stadium last summer, Manchester City have struggled to replace the presence of legendary striker Sergio Aguero at the club.
According to The Athletic, with Manchester City planning to conduct meetings with Haaland’s representatives in the ‘weeks and months ahead’ to discuss a potential switch to the Etihad Stadium in the summer.