EThe future of rling Haaland is becoming an urgent issue for Borussia Dortmund and the club want to find out their star striker’s intentions as soon as possible, a process that will begin with a meeting next week.
Dortmund have to meet with. asked Haaland‘s father and with his agent Mino Raiolaas they hope to ask the big question and find out firsthand whether the Norwegian has actually decided to look for a new challenge abroad.
The striker’s current contract with the German club runs until 2024 and his release clause is set to be 75 million euros this summer. All of this is according to the German Bild newspaper, which reported on it Dortmund are interested in clearing up the matter one way or another.
The € 75m release clause is a reduced number due to an arrangement in his deal that was triggered after he stuck to it Dortmund for two years. In today’s market, that’s a bargain for one of the best young players in the world and Dortmund know, but that’s how they got him to sign and stick with them.
the Norway international is very much on the radar of a number of European elite clubs and MARCA has reported that Haaland will decide on his future by the end of the month. Real Madrid and Barcelona are among the admirers of the 21-year-old.
The conflict between Barcelona and Real Madrid
While English clubs like Manchester City are attentive to the situation, it is the LaLiga Santander duo Barcelona and Real Madrid who advertised Haaland most open. Blaugrana President Joan Laporta believes he will be able to take a run forward in the summer and if he lands his man it will work out Barcelona back at the top of European football.
Los Blancos, meanwhile, have no financial doubts and are confident they will have the resources to bring in both Haaland and Kylian Mbappeas long as they can both sell by being future co-stars of their project while sharing that spotlight vinicius.
But before it comes to that, Haaland has to decide whether to stay in Dortmund beyond the end of the season. In the next few weeks everyone involved should have some answers, at least in this regard.