The race is STILL on! Erling Haaland reveals he has not made a decision on his Borussia Dortmund future despite interest from Man United, Man City, Chelsea and Barcelona – and striker says his expectation is to be at Dortmund for pre-season training
- Borussia Dortmund have a challenge on their hands to keep Erling Haaland
- The Norwegian star is linked with the likes of Chelsea, Man City and Barcelona
- Haaland has insisted he’s still undecided on his future ahead of national duty
Erling Haaland has revealed he still doesn’t know where to take his prolific goalscoring form next season, leaving Borussia Dortmund fans sweating.
The 20-year-old is being chased by a pack of Europe’s elite clubs this summer, with Chelsea, Manchester City, United and Barcelona all weighing-up massive bids to sign the world’s top young talent.
Having completed the 2020-21 season as the Bundesliga’s player of the season, Haaland has joined-up with Norway for friendlies against Luxembourg and Greece, after missing-out on Euro 2020 qualification.
Erling Haaland is still yet to make his mind up over where he wants to play football next season
The striking sensation has joined-up with Norway for internationals, delaying his decision
Quizzed over his club future, the striker has delayed his decision, which will be a crucial factor in this summer’s market.
‘I have not taken a position on that,’ Haaland said.
‘After this international break I will go on vacation, and then I will report for pre-season.’
Haaland is contracted unitl 2024 with Dortmund but the reported £68m release clause in his deal, which can be triggered from next summer, is looming large.
Haaland looks most likely to remain with Dortmund for one more season, terrorising defences
Thomas Tuchel’s Chelsea are the new champions of Europe, and could tempt the striker
The Bundesliga side have no chance of holding onto the Norwegian when that bargain price becomes available, but even much larger bids this year could tempt them into a sale.
Chelsea are on the lookout for a striker with Timo Werner stuttering in his first season, and the chance to play for the champions of Europe could tempt Haaland, who bagged 41 goals in 41 games this season.
The Blues are also eyeing a swoop for Romelu Lukaku, but they want to reduce Inter Milan’s £100m asking price before bringing the Belgian back to west London.