Borussia Dortmund aren’t planning on shedding Erling Haaland this summer season – however an distinctive provide for Jadon Sancho might tempt them into promoting.
Speak of a Haaland exit from Dortmund is hotting up with footage of the striker’s father – former footballer Alfe-Inge – and his agent Mino Raiola assembly in Barcelona broadly circulated final week.
Various prime European golf equipment have been linked with the Norwegian hotshot, 20.
Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea are all understood to be in rivalry to signal him together with Barcelona and Actual Madrid.
Nonetheless, Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke insists they’ll speak to Haaland earlier than something is set and, because it stands, they don’t have any intention of cashing in on their prized asset.
“We don’t have a parallel plan. We’ll talk about this with Erling, his father and his agent Mino Raiola,” Watzke instructed Objective and DAZN.
“We additionally need him to be completely satisfied to stick with us, to attain targets for BVB subsequent 12 months with conviction. There is no such thing as a various plan.”
Watzke, nonetheless, appeared extra open to the concept of offloading Sancho this summer season, including within the interview that an ‘distinctive provide’ will result in discussions with the 21-year-old and his representatives.
Sancho nearly left Dortmund to affix Man United final summer season, however the two golf equipment couldn’t agree on a payment for him.
Pressed on whether or not Haaland and Sancho will each be at Dortmund subsequent season, Watzke responded: “I’m not getting concerned in possibilities, it’s no good. Jadon Sancho has been with us for much longer than Erling Haaland. We’ll have to talk to Jadon too.
“If there may be an distinctive provide we’ll talk about it with the participant and the agent, as at all times. Nonetheless, I’m very positive that the switch market will solely run to a really restricted extent this summer season.
“Particularly on the actually massive golf equipment you’ll be able to see what sort of wounds coronavirus has inflicted, and they aren’t small ones that heal inside two weeks.”
Dortmund’s negotiating place might be weakened in the event that they fail to qualify for subsequent season’s Champions League, which is an actual hazard of occurring as they’re at present seven factors off fourth-placed Eintracht Frankfurt.
They’re nonetheless in Europe’s premier membership competitors this season as they tackle Sancho’s former facet and rumoured Haaland suitor Manchester City on Tuesday evening.