Dortmund planning to keep Haaland amid interest from European giants

Erling HAALAND-Team Borussia Dortmund
Erling HAALAND-Team Borussia Dortmund

The Norwegian striker is a subject of interest from Europe’s top clubs due to his sensational form.

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland is one of the hottest properties in Europe at the moment, with a plethora of Europe’s top clubs keeping tabs on his situation.

Dortmund reportedly has a release clause worth 64m pounds in his contract, which will become active next summer, and the likes of Manchester UnitedMan City and Real Madrid are ready to pounce on it.

While it looks increasingly possible that Haaland could leave Signal Iduna Park next summer, Dortmund are reportedly planning to keep him for two more years.

According to BILD journalist Christian Falke via the Daily Express, the German club is planning to double Haaland’s salary in order to fend off interest from other clubs. 

The Norwegian currently earns 8m euros per season but Dortmund are ready to present him a lucrative salary of 16m euros.

It comes as a blow for the likes of Man Utd, Man City and Madrid, who are all apparently planning to make Haaland the key player for their future.

United are eyeing a centre-forward to replace inconsistent Anthony Martial, and so are their cross-town rivals City, who want to sign a top-class striker after missing out on Harry Kane in the summer transfer window.

Spanish giants, Real Madrid, plan to make Haaland one of the Galacticos signing alongside Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba in the next summer transfer window.

PSG have been showing interest in Haaland of late as they want a perfect replacement for Mbappe should he leave next summer.

However, Dortmund have to make sure that they have to keep pace with Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga title race in order to keep Haaland.