Erling Haaland’s agent Mino Raiola has refused to quash rumours surrounding his client, with Chelsea expected to launch suitable offer for the highly-rated forward.
The 20-year-old striker has been establish himself as one of the exciting prospect in Europe, scoring 57 goals and contributing 15 assists in just 59 appearances for the German giants.
His stellar performances since arrived at Bundesliga from RB Salzburg in January last year, drawn interest from LaLiga Barcelona and Real Madrid, as well as Manchester United and Man City.
But it’s understood that only Chelsea, who are in market for new centre-forward, have shown strongly interest in secured the signature of highly-rated forward this summer.
The Champions League holder, who owner by Russian-Israeli businessman Roman Abramovich, reportedly setting aside of £150million, in order to sign the natural-born finisher.
Dortmund, meanwhile, stated they do not wish to sell the highly-rated forward this summer, but Haaland’s agent Mino Raiola has refused to rule out a potential away move from the Bundesliga giants this summer.
First of all, on Wednesday, Haaland was asked by BILD whether he will be leaving Dortmund this summer… His answer is quite telling. In fact, he didn’t answer, he just stayed silent and smiled, and that really is quite telling…
Now his agent, Mino Raiola was also asked about the potential deal, and instead of shutting it down, he too was rather coy on it all and simply replied that “there is nothing to say.”
Mino Raiola, on the other hand, has previously stated that if a suitable offer arrived for his client, Borussia Dortmund will consider it.
‘What we know as of today is that Dortmund spoke extremely solemnly to us and said: ”We are not selling him”. That’s the situation, definitely,’ Raiola told AS last month.
‘That’s what they’ve said. Now let’s see if that desire is still there through to the 1st of September.
‘Today, the official stance of Dortmund is this. But I’ve got another view, I think that if a good opportunity comes up and everyone would be happy, we’ll put it on the table.
‘Haaland is interested in two things: Scoring goals, because he’s a little bit like Cristiano [Ronaldo] or Zlatan [Ibrahimovic]… it’s his obsession, in a positive way. And winning titles.
‘No doubt he’ll pick somewhere where he feels those two things go together best for him.’