While speculation around Erling Haaland’s future is rife, Michael Zorc calmed the rumors on Monday. Borussia Dortmund’s sporting director has assured of the club’s willingness to leave next season with the Norwegian striker.
Erling Haaland is a very popular gem for the big European clubs. Since his arrival at Borussia Dortmund in January 2020 from RB Salzburg, the Norwegian striker has chained goals and his rating has continued to climb since. So much so that his name is announced all over Europe for a transfer this summer.
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At the beginning of April, his agent Mino Raiola made a tour of Europe with the player’s father, Alf-Inge Haaland, listening to the various projects of the major European teams. English clubs, Real Madrid, FC Barcelona … So many destinations that have already been announced for the future of Erling Haaland, still under contract until June 2024 with Borussia Dortmund.
A clause that can be activated in 2022?
Michael Zorc, Borussia Dortmund’s sporting director, calmed the rumors on Monday. “I like to stick to the look of the contractual basis and the way the direct conversations have gone over the last week. We have a very clear plan to resume next season with Erling,” a assured to ARD-Sportschau the leader of the BVB.
According to information from Kicker, Michael Zorc also indicated to Mino Raiola this will, and the two men would have a good relationship. As it stands, Borussia is not qualified for the next Champions League despite the efforts of its striker, author of 21 league goals. After 28 days, Haaland and his teammates point to 5th place in the Bundesliga.
But the daily Bild had revealed in recent months the existence of a release clause for Erling Haaland, up to 75 million euros and activatable in June 2022. Clearly, Borussia Dortmund would have only a reduced margin for sell its phenomenon at a high price. ESPN implied for its part that Borussia Dortmund could falter in the event of an offer this summer to the tune of 150 million.