Liverpool ‘joined in race to sign Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund’ but face fierce competition to sign Real Madrid and Barcelona striker as Bundesliga CEO admits it will be ‘difficult’ to get Norwegian hold
- Liverpool considering transfer for Borussia Dortmund hit man Erling Haaland
- The Norwegian’s buyout clause drops to £77m on June 30 next year
- Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo revealed Liverpool’s interest in the 21-year-old
- Real Madrid and Barcelona are also monitoring Haaland’s situation
Liverpool have joined the row of clubs queuing to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland.
The Norwegian picks up where he left off last season, scoring a whopping 11 goals in his first seven games across all competitions.
The striker has been one of the hottest attributes in European football since taking the Champions League by storm with RB Salzburg in 2019 before moving to Dortmund.
Liverpool have joined the race for prolific striker Erling Haaland . from Borussia Dortmund to sign
A report in Spain said Jürgen Klopp’s side has joined Barcelona and PSG in pursuit of Haaland
Dortmund managed to keep him this summer despite interest from Barcelona, Real Madrid and Chelsea, although the European champions appear to have ended their interest in the striker after signing Romelu Lukaku.
But now Liverpool are in the race for the 21-year-old, according to a report in the Spanish newspaper Sports world.
The report says Haaland will soon become an even more attractive prospect for interested clubs, with his breakout clause dropping to €90 million by the end of June next year.
And Dortmund know they’ll face an uphill task to detain the Norwegian assassin next year, though they’re not completely ruling out the possibility of Haaland extending his stay there.
Haaland scored twice in Dortmund’s 4-2 victory over Union Berlin in the Bundesliga on Sunday
“Of course it will be difficult. However, I’m not saying it’s completely out of the question,” Bundesliga CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke told Welt am Sonntag newspaper.
“We will do everything we can to keep our top players loyal to us in the future.”
Haaland made a name for himself by scoring 29 goals in 27 appearances for RB Salzburg and spoke with Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer before moving to Dortmund in January 2020.
His prolific form has remained since he moved to Germany, where he scored 68 goals in 67 appearances in all competitions.
He has also proven himself on the international stage, racking up 12 goals in 15 caps for Norway.