Liverpool are ‘making a move for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland’ as they look to sign the striker on a discounted priceLiverpool are reportedly making a move for Borussia’s striker Erling HaalandHe will be free for around £68m in the summer of 2022 because a release clauseThe 21-year-old striker is currently one of the top strikers in European football By Charlotte Daly For Mailonline
Published: 03:09 EST, 13 November 2021 | Updated: 03:33 EST, 13 November 2021
Liverpool are reportedly making a move for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland.
Haaland – who has long been liked with with a move to Manchester United and Manchester City – could be available for around £68m in the summer of 2022 because a release clause in his contract.
The Norway superstar is one of the most in-demand players this season – given he has scored 13 goals already in 10 games during the 2021-2022 campaign.
Liverpool are reportedly making a move for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland
Haaland has a number of potential suitors in Europe with Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United, Manchester City, Barcelona, Juventus and Real Madrid all linked with moves for him.
However, according to widespread reports, Dortmund have an arrangement with the forward that there he will have a release clause between €75 million and €100m which only can be activated in the summer of 2022.
The Dortmund CEO recently told the German Publication Welt am Sonntag: ‘Of course it will be difficult.
‘I am not saying, however, that it is completely out of the question. We’ll do everything we can to keep our top players loyal to us in the future.’
Haaland was linked with a move away from Dortmund during the summer as Chelsea were keen on bringing him to Stamford Bridge before turning their attention towards Lukaku
After the club’s 2-1 victory over Besiktas in the Champions League last week, the Dortmund boss Marco Rose was also asked if it would be possible to keep Haaland and England youngster Jude Bellingham.
He said: ‘The two boys are currently players with us. We are happy to have them and anything else is just rumours. In the summer, we will see how it goes for both players.
‘But I will do everything to ensure they stay. Tie them down (to new contracts)? No idea (what the future holds), let’s see.’
In the case where Dortmund is forced to sell Haaland next summer, Watzke has assured the Dortmund faithful that they will find a replacement and added: ‘We have to have the self-confidence to say we’ll find a new top striker again.’