Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has revealed he nonetheless retains in touch with striker sensation Erling Haaland.
The Crimson Devils have been reportedly inquisitive about signing the 20-year-old wonderkid, who was coached by Solskjaer at Molde, earlier than he joined Borussia Dortmund from Crimson Bull Salzburg in December 2019.
If stories are to be believed, United might quickly revive their curiosity within the starlet, who has netted a exceptional 30 targets in simply 32 Bundesliga matches.
“I feel when you may have had youngsters and gamers by as a coach, you observe them, after all, and I keep up a correspondence with Erling,” mentioned Solskjaer of his former participant.
“So it’s nice to see him turn out to be the participant he has turn out to be and I do know he’ll work to enhance on a regular basis.
“He’s a Dortmund participant. We simply want him nicely there after which let’s see what life will convey in a while.”
Pushed on Haaland, Solskjaer replied: “One, you understand I can’t talk about Erling as a result of he’s with Borussia Dortmund and I feel it’s disrespectful to speak an excessive amount of about it aside from that I do know him and that I converse to him.
“Who wasn’t inquisitive about him a 12 months in the past? As a result of everybody would say you’d take the perfect gamers on the planet and Erling is a prime participant.”
Earlier this week, Haaland’s agent, Mino Raiola, conceded solely FOUR Premier League golf equipment can afford to purchase his consumer.
He advised the BBC: “It’s apparent, although, that everyone is Erling as a kind of potential future stars as a result of it’s so tough to do what he does at his age at this degree that he’ll be one of many future stars of the subsequent decade.
“We see that stars like [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic, [Lionel] Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are coming into an age the place everybody asks themselves how lengthy we will nonetheless get pleasure from them, so everyone seems to be in search of the subsequent era.
“It’s apparent that solely a most of 10 golf equipment can afford to purchase him from Dortmund. We will all fill in these golf equipment and 4 of these golf equipment are in your stunning nation.
“You’ll be able to fill them in, name them and ask in the event that they’d have an interest. I feel there’s not a sporting director or coach on the planet who’d say they wouldn’t have an interest.”
Nicky Butt and Mark Dempsey have been new additions to Manchester United’s bench for his or her 3-1 win over Newcastle on Sunday with a number of the teaching workers having to self-isolate.
And the Crimson Devils teaching workers will stay unchanged for his or her Europa League last-32 second leg conflict in opposition to Actual Sociedad on Thursday.
Solskjaer mentioned: “We’ve had a great deal of assessments since then and all of the gamers have been adverse.
“The precaution we did, I feel we simply acted in the fitting time and the fitting method however they received’t be with us now for this sport, no.”