A change from Erling Haaland to Borussia Dortmund is moving closer and closer according to consistent media reports. The 19-year-old tip from Red Bull Salzburg is said to have landed on a charter plane at Dortmund Airport and was received there by BVB staff.
The report Ruhr News and Radio 91.2As a result, the player flew with his advisor Mino Raiola and another six people to the Ruhr metro on Wednesday.
In recent weeks, there had been speculation about the Norwegian moving to BVB. The Dortmunds are looking for reinforcements in the storm center.
Sports Manager Michael Zorc and Club Manager Hans-Joachim Watzke acknowledged errors in squad planning in the last race and confirmed that they wanted to improve during the winter break.
First, Mario Mandzukic from Juventus was in discussion, who told Borussia aloud picture but off. So Haaland came into focus. The Norwegian is bound to Salzburg until 2023, but is said to have a starting clause of 20 million euros in the contract.
Should a transfer occur during the winter break, the striker would also be eligible to play in the Champions League following the changes in UEFA's pre-season rules.
Zorc himself did not want to comment on Haaland specifically. "The player belongs to RB Salzburg. It's a matter of respect that you don't talk publicly about other clubs," he said on Saturday Cloud so.
RB Leipzig is also reportedly still in the race for Haaland
On request from SPOX and target BVB said: "As you know, we do not comment on the transfer rumors or discuss the names of players from other clubs in public."
Salzburg also did not want to comment on request, but referred to a press conference on Thursday afternoon.
According to consistent media reports, no decision has yet been made on a change: RB Leipzig is therefore still in the race.
According to Salzburg News The charter plane originally flew to Leipzig, where it spent two and a half hours. From there it went to Dortmund, where the journey home to Salzburg was started again after two hours. On Thursday, which is actually exercise-free, Haaland was already back at the RB Salzburg fitness center in Taxham.
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Salzburg coach suggests Haaland move to Leipzig
His current coach Jesse Marsch advised Haaland to move to the sister club in Leipzig. "Leipzig is a great club for every player, especially for young and explosive football players, who are strong in the Umschaltspiel. In theory, Haaland and Leipzig would fit well together," Marsch said in an interview Omnisport,
Haaland has stayed covered for the past few weeks. "I just concentrate on my job and enjoy the moment every day, it's my focus on Salzburg, it's no problem at all," the national team said before the Liverpool 2-0 loss on Tuesday.
Haaland scored in the current Bundesliga season in Austria 16 goals in 14 games. In the Champions League, he met eight times in the six group games. To this end, he collected four goals in the two ÖFB Cup matches in Salzburg.
The 1.94 meter man was in the winter break 2018/19 for five million euros from FK Molde to Salzburg.