Sport Mino Raiola reveals four Premier League clubs can sign Erling Haaland
Only 10 teams can afford Haaland - and four are in the Premier League, says Raiola
Plenty may want Erling Haaland, but his agent insists only a select few can provide the right platform after Borussia Dortmund.The Norway international has been prolific since joining the Bundesliga club midway through the 2019-20 season, soring 43 goals in as many appearances in all competitions.
Mino Raiola has revealed that only four Premier League clubs can sign Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland and insisted that the sought-after star is like the Lewis Hamilton of football.
The super agent represents Borussia Dortmund's prolific forward, who is attracting serious interest from several of Europe's powerhouses.
Real Madrid and Manchester United are two of the clubs who have been regularly linked with a move for the 20-year-old since missing out on him last January when he swapped Red Bull Salzburg for Dortmund.
Haaland has been touted for a mega-money move this summer despite Dortmund's desperate hopes of clinging on to him for another season, and Raiola has revealed that a number of Premier League clubs are in the race to sign him.
I can't name 10 clubs who could buy Haaland – Dortmund's Zorc disagrees with Raiola assessment
Erling Haaland will choose between a small handful of clubs when he decides to leave Borussia Dortmund, according to Michael Zorc.The Norway international has been prolific since joining the Bundesliga club midway through the 2019-20 season, scoring 43 goals in as many appearances in all competitions.
'It is obvious that everybody is looking at Erling as one of those potential new future stars because it's so difficult to do what he does at his age at his level,' he told the
'He will be one of the future stars of the next decade because we see that stars such as Ibrahimovic, Ronaldo and Messi are coming to an age where everyone asks themselves: "How long can we still enjoy them?" So everyone is looking for the new generation.
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Zorc: "No dissent at all" with Haaland advisor
Michael Zorc reacted calmly to the statements of Erling Haaland advisor Mino Raiola - and contradicted him with a smile on one point. © picture alliance 32 Bundesliga games, 30 goals: Erling Haaland. Mino Raiola speaks plain language at regular intervals in order to keep his clients in touch and certainly a little with himself. His most recent interview, however, caused little fuss in Dortmund, although the prominent consultant also philosophized about the future of Erling Haaland in it.
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'Only a maximum of 10 clubs can afford to buy [Haaland] and give the platform you would like after you've been in Dortmund… and four of those clubs are in [England].
'I don't think there's a sports director or trainer in the world who would say 'not interested'. It's like saying: 'Is there a Formula 1 team who would not be interested in having Lewis Hamilton?'
Haaland has been widely tipped to become football's next big star alongside PSG's Kylian Mbappe when Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi call time on their illustrious careers.
The Norwegian has been in potent form ever since bursting onto the scene as a teenager at Salzburg and has scored an astonishing 43 goals in 43 games since moving to Dortmund last year.
As well as United and Madrid, Liverpool and Barcelona have also been heavily linked with signing the 20-year-old striker.
Haaland lauded by Dortmund boss Terzic after Champions League brace
Edin Terzic was full of praise for Erling Haaland, who inspired Borussia Dortmund to a first-leg victory over Sevilla in the last 16.Haaland scored a brace to fuel Dortmund to a first-leg victory in Tuesday's last-16 tie at Europa League holders Sevilla.
Recent reports suggest that Dortmund could be swayed by bids for Jadon Sancho this summer but will do their utmost to keep hold of Haaland, despite the possibility of missing out on Champions League football next season.
Haaland to Man Utd? Let's see what life brings, says Solskjaer .
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says it would be "disrespectful" to talk about interest in Erling Haaland, but he is watching the striker closely.The Norway star was a target for the Red Devils before he joined Borussia Dortmund from Salzburg in January 2020.