Erling Haaland’s subsequent membership is certainly one of soccer’s nice mysteries proper now, however one factor is totally sure: he’s not going to West Ham.
Or is he? Hammers assistant Stuart Pearce would possibly simply have one thing to say about that.
Pearce was at Sign Iduna Park to observe Man City dump Borussia Dortmund out of the Champions League on Wednesday evening, disguised as a talkSPORT commentator however secretly there on a scouting mission.
Whereas the likes of United, City and Chelsea are linked with Haaland, with considerably extra monetary energy than the Hammers, agent Pearce has a contact.
He performed alongside Haaland’s father, Alf-Inge, at Nottingham Forest again within the day, and with West Ham in determined want of a striker, now might be the time to name in any overdue favours.
Apart from, West Ham might be within the Champions League subsequent season. What extra might Haaland need?
“I’m certain we might push the asking worth up past our means, that’ll positively occur at our place!” Pearce joked on talkSPORT.
“You recognize we’re out there for anyone – and since I do know Alf-Inge pretty effectively having performed with him, don’t rule it out at this stage.”
They may get themselves a cut-price charge after Haaland went a seventh sport with out scoring within the second leg defeat to City, notching only one shot on the right track over the 2 video games.
Disclaimer: West Ham most likely aren’t going to signal Haaland.