The president of Barça had a summit with the forward’s representatives accompanied by Mateu Alemany, the club’s new football director
After the meeting in Barcelona, representative Mino Raiola and Alf-Inge Haaland, the forward’s father, traveled to Madrid to meet with the white president
Dortmund maintain that they have already communicated to their two agents that the scorer is not for sale
The auction for Erling Haaland, The young Norwegian striker (20 years old) from Borussia Dortmund has already started. And he has done it in an unexpected and public way because his father, Alf-Inge Haaland, and your agent, Mino Raiola, They have spent this Thursday traveling through Spain. They first stopped in Barcelona where they met with Joan Laporta, the new Barça president, who was accompanied at the meeting by Mateo Alemany, the club’s new football director.
That appointment lasted two hours. And in it, Laporta transferred Barça’s interest in signing him 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 Messi’s continuity, something that has not yet been decided.
Laporta and Alemany spent two hours with Haaland’s agents to convey their desire to sign him and join him with Messi in the new Barça project
The Barça president wanted to know the availability and interest of the Norwegian to join that sports reconstruction plan that has started this season with young people like Pedri, Araujo, Mingueza or Dest.
After, Alf-Inge Haaland and Mino Raiola They traveled to Madrid where they had, according to the COPE Network, a summit with Florentino Pérez, the president of Madrid, another of the great European teams (it remains to be added Manchester City, Chelsea and even Manchester United) interested in hiring the Norwegian striker .
31 games, 33 goals
That trip to Spain came just 24 hours after Michael Zorc, the sports director of Borussia Dortmund, current Haaland club, will inform his two agents (father and representative) that it is not for sale. And only if any team reached the prohibitive figure of 180 million euros could the German club consider such an operation.
Dortmund have already informed Raiola that they do not want to transfer the forward this summer
“Yes, yesterday I spoke with Raiola. We have made our intentions very clear,” Zorc told SkyDe, convinced that he will be able to retain the striker for one more season. In 2022 there is a termination clause set at 75 million. But now, and in a pandemic context, those 180 million that Dortmund claims are becoming inaccessible even for the big clubs in Europe.
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All of footballing Europe attends this auction in the front row. They are one of the brightest talents to emerge in recent years. A deadly scorer. He adds, for example, 33 goals in the 31 games he has played this season with Dortmund, capable of competing with Mbappé, the star of Paris SG, for the title of most sought-after striker on the continent.
In the Champions League, for example, Haaland has scored 10 goals in the six games he has played.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.