The most coveted player in European football could move on to English football. In order to incorporate him for the 2021/2022 season, Chelsea of England already has a number to bid for Erling Haaland. The 20-year-old Norwegian striker was the sensation of the last exercise breaking the nets with Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga and in the Champions League and aroused the interest of the old world giants.
According to the Daily Mail in its cover on Tuesday, the new European champion is sure he can pay 240 million dollars (170 million pounds sterling or 198 million euros) for his pass. In March this year, the release clause with which Dortmund shielded the Scandinavian gunner was confirmed to be $ 180 million.
The English newspaper, although it handles its information with this offer, is based on a Twitter post by the former footballer and current columnist in various media, Jan Aage Fjortoft. “Chelsea is working hard to get Erling Haaland. He's seen as the 'lost' player (who is being wanted) to challenge them for the Premier League title next season. I pay very high, but they are confident that this can be solved. The main obstacle could be Chelsea's salary structure”, says Haaland's compatriot.
In the last season, Haaland scored a shocking number of 41 goals in 41 games for Dortmund. A remarkable effectiveness and his conquests were: 28 in the Bundesliga, 8 in the Champions League, 4 in the German Cup and 1 in the German Super Cup. He will just turn 21 on July 21.
With those Haaland numbers, at the time he appeared on the radar of other European titans such as Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester City and Manchester United. However, The Blues believe they can get a settlement for Haaland with the aforementioned sum.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich spent on several high-profile attackers last summer, including Kai Havertz and Timo Werner, who came to the entity for 62 million pounds ($ 87 million) and 47 million of the same coin. ($ 66 million), respectively.