RB Julian coach Julian Nagelsmann has confirmed that he has met Norwegian star shooter Erling Haaland. "I was trying to explain my idea of football to him in good English." said Nagelsmann before the away match at Fortuna Düsseldorf on Saturday (06:30 in LIVETICKER).
For several days it was rumored that the pre-attack Red Bull Salzburg striker is facing a change in the Bundesliga and has had talks with Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig. Asked if Leipzig would have better cards than BVB in case of a Bundesliga match in Dortmund on Tuesday, Nagelsmann said with a smile: "We have to ask him, but that could be an argument."
Nagelsmann emphasized that one should not necessarily hit the transfer market in winter. Although it was always his job and sporting leader Markus Krösche to look for reinforcements, "but I see no urgent need now," Nagelsmann says.
At Fortuna Düsseldorf, the coach expects a "tough match" on Saturday. His team had to "get back to the right emotional level after 2-2 in the Champions League at the Olympique Lyon and tonight's homecoming. If the players accept the match," we also have a chance to win, "Nagelsmann said.
Düsseldorf is under coach Friedhelm Funkel an unpleasant opponent, with striker Rouwen Hennings, has currently made the best odds evaluation in the league. "I've never won against Friedhelm, always had trouble with his troops," Nagelsmann said.