Sport Raiola insists 'there is no war' with Borussia Dortmund over Haaland
Real Madrid 'refuse to enter into bidding war for Haaland this summer'
Erling Haaland has been tipped to dominate world football alongside Kylian Mbappe for years to come, and Madrid - as well as Barcelona, Man United, City, Chelsea and Liverpool - are in for him.Haaland has emerged on the scene in incredible fashion and has been tipped to dominate world football alongside Kylian Mbappe for years to come, and Madrid - as well as Barcelona, Man United, City, Chelsea and Liverpool - are all eyeing his services.
Erling Haaland could still leave Borussia Dortmund this summer, according to his agent Mino Raiola.
Michael Zorc, the German side's sporting director, had publicly declared that Dortmund are not intending to sell the prolific striker.
He told ARD Sportchau: 'We have a very clear plan to start the new season with Erling.
'I like to stick to the contractual basis and how discussions have been carried out in the last week.'
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for Dietmar Hamann is clear: Dortmund's responsible person should speak in the Causa Haaland a powerful word. Ex-national player Dietmar Hamann (47) has after the disappointing 1: 2 defeat of Borussia Dortmund against Eintracht Frankfurt in the Big Point game around the Champions League qualification The BVB bosses and the consultant Team of Erling Haaland criticized .
Haaland's £68million release clause kicks in next season so if Dortmund dig their heels in he will have to remain at the club despite interest from Europe's elite, including Real Madrid, Barcelona, both Manchester clubs and Chelsea.
Even though Dortmund hold the cards for the time being, Raiola says he disagrees that Haaland will definitely stay at the German club this summer.
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The super agent has been touring Europe, looking to spark a bidding war for the £154m-man.
He told SPORT1: 'Michael Zorc (Dortmund's sporting director) made it clear to us that BVB do not want to sell Erling this summer.
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Speculation over Haaland's future has intensified over the last week, after Raiola and Haaland's father Alfie were pictured in Barcelona before holding talks with Real Madrid.Speculation over Haaland's future has intensified over the last week, after Raiola and Haaland's father Alfie were pictured in Barcelona ahead of holding talks with new club president Joan Laporta and the pair also travelled to Madrid together.
'I respect this opinion, but that does not automatically mean that I also agree. BVB were very clear in their views. We are okay with that.
'There is no war between us and BVB - absolutely not!
'The relationship with Zorc, Aki (Hans-Joachim Watzke, Dortmund CEO) and [Sebastian] Kehl (Dortmund director) is still good.'
Haaland, 20, has scored 33 goals in all competitions already this season and, along with Kylian Mbappe, is the most sought after young forward in football.
But Dortmund are seven points off the Champions League places in the Bundesliga and if they fail to qualify for next year's competition, the striker could push to leave.
Almost every big side in Europe's top five leagues is interested in Haaland and the transfer saga could run throughout this summer.
Haaland's family links to Man City are a worry, admits Paul Scholes .
Erling Haaland's dad, Alf-Inge, represented Manchester City as well as Leeds during his time in England, two of United's biggest rivals, and Paul Scholes is wary of how key those links could be.Haaland's dad, Alf-Inge, represented City as well as Leeds during his time in England, two of United's biggest rivals.