The auction for Erling Haaland, the young Norwegian striker (20 years old) froml Borussia Dortmund, anda has started. But not in the way that his father expected so much, Alf-Inge Haaland, and your agent, Mino Raiola, who traveled to Spain on Thursday to meet with representatives of the Barça and Madrid. The second part of his trip was focused on the Premier but all the teams that supposedly run have stepped aside to cool expectations. The first the Guardiola’s Manchester City although the Chelsea by Thomas Tuchel and the United manchester from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, compatriot of the footballer, they have not been slow to get out of the bidding.
“I don’t know what will happen, but with these prices we are not going to sign a striker. It is not possible, we cannot afford it. All the clubs are having a hard time financially and so are we,” he said Guardiola this Friday at a press conference before the game against him City of Leicester, when they questioned him about the possibility of Haaland joining his team to cover the absence of the Kun Aguero, that will be free when the season ends. “Most likely we will not sign a forward for next season. We have enough players in the first team and interesting players in the quarry,” added the Catalan coach.
Solskjaer He also threw balls out when asked about the possible interest of the United The Norwegian striker is on file after his agent, Mino Raiola, and his father have been with Barcelona and Madrid in Spain in the last hours. “It’s not fair for me to talk about Erling as coach of the United manchester. He will make his own decisions, “said the Norwegian coach.” Now I am focused on the next two months and on the people who are here, “he said.
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The mini-tour of the representatives of the Dortmund forward, in any case, has served for Barça to clearly show their interest in the player. The Barça president Joan Laporta, accompanied by Mateo Alemany, The club’s new director of football, made it clear that they consider the arrival of the young footballer as a pillar of the new sports project that the club is building, in addition to serving as a pole of attraction also to guarantee the continuity of Messi, something that is not yet decided.
Alf-Inge Haaland and Mino Raiola They also traveled to Madrid where they met with Jose Angel Sanchez, General Manager of Real Madrid and Juni Calafat, right hand of the white leader, but not with the president Florentino Pérez, who does not usually meet with player agents
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.