Borussia Dortmund could have lost the race to Red Bull Salzburg's Erling Haaland – to the upcoming Bundesliga opponent, of all things. In the Youth League, the English masters are waiting for the BVB youth. Here are all the news and rumors about Borussia Dortmund
BVB, rumor: will Erling Haaland switch to RB Leipzig?
RB Leipzig should be one step ahead in the fight for a transfer of storm talent Erling Haaland. They report that Salzburg news, The 19-year-old from Red Bull Salzburg is followed by several top clubs, including Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United.
The Salzburg partner club has the "best cards" that Haaland has to do in winter, the newspaper reports. RB would have been in the running with BVB – Haaland should have visited both clubs last week – and Manchester United would be in pole position. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjær visited Haaland in Salzburg on Friday. "He knows what he wants to do and what he wants to do," Solskjær was then quoted.
The Norwegian Haaland switched from Molde FK to Salzburg in January 2019. In the current season he scored 28 times in 22 competitive matches, including eight times in the group play in the Champions League. According to media reports he will have an exit clause with Red Bull.
BVB, News: Dortmund's youth meet Derby County
BVB meets Derby County in the UEFA Youth League playoff round on February 11, 2020. Their U19 had become English champions last year. "We are facing one of the toughest opponents," said youth coordinator Lars Ricken, "but look forward to the duel and will reach the round of 16 for the second time after 2017."
BVB, News: Favre warns against RB Leipzig
In the Bundesliga, BVB's top match against RB Leipzig is on the program this evening. "They are very dangerous when they conquer the ball, they are very fast and they only need a few contacts," Lucien Favre said and famed his opponent at the press conference on Monday. "We have to defend ourselves as high as possible and play smart forward." Leipzig (33) is four points ahead of BVB (29) in the table.
BVB: Game schedule for winter break
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|December 20||national league||TSG Hoffenheim||BVB|