Erling Haaland ‘WILL play for Borussia Dortmund next season’, emphasizes the sports director of the club
Erling Haaland has agreed to stay with Borussia Dortmund next season, sports director Sebastian Kehl claims – despite European heavyweights Chelsea, Man United and Real Madrid all targeting a mega-money move.
- Borussia Dortmund is confident that striker Erling Haaland will stay this summer
- Haaland, 20, has a string of top clubs looking to buy him for £ 150m plus
- But Dortmund director Sebastian Kehl said that Haaland ‘identifies’ with the club
Erling Haaland will not be leaving Borussia Dortmund this summer, despite a large number of suitors circling with potential bids in excess of £ 150 million, a club chief said.
Widely expected to be one of the best transfer prospects this summer, the conversation about Haaland’s departure from Dortmund was sparked by his agent Mino Raiola and his father who toured Europe and met with various clubs for the future. of the 20-year-old.
Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester City, Manchester United and Chelsea are just some of the big names chasing Haaland’s signature.
Erling Haaland (left) will stay with Borussia Dortmund, according to Sebastian Kehl (right)
But Dortmund sporting director Sebastian Kehl insists he is confident that Haaland will stay with the club.
“I understand that Erling Haaland will play for Borussia Dortmund in the new season,” Kehl told Sport1 broadcaster. One two program.
Erling agrees completely. I see him every day and I can say he fully identifies with the club, ‘he said.
The future of Haaland in Dortmund may depend on whether they make it to the Champions League
Despite Kehl’s assurances, reports in Germany earlier this week pushed for the hope of keeping Haaland at Dortmund to secure Champions League football for next season, otherwise the situation around the striker will become ‘unreal’.
Haaland has a £ 65 million release clause that will become active next summer and while Dortmund are determined to keep the forward for at least one more season, there is a growing sense that the Champions League holds the key.
The Norwegian is the top scorer of the Champions League this season with 10 goals and has scored a whopping 37 goals in 38 games in all competitions.