Man United are worried about losing Erling Haaland to Barcelona, who have made a bold move to sign the ace.
Next summer, Manchester United will face stiff competition for Erling Haaland.
will be wary of missing out on Borussia Dortmund striker next summer, with a sharp chase apparently planned. The La Liga giants have identified the Norwegian sensation as a top target and are willing to go to great measures to secure his services.
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Haaland is slated to depart Dortmund at the conclusion of the season, and United is one of several big European clubs connected with him.
When the release clause in his Dortmund contract expires next year, the 21-year-old will be available for about £64 million (€75 million).
PSG, Manchester City, and La Liga rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid are all rumored to be interested in signing him.
And Barcelona could be on the verge of making a major move to alleviate the club’s present financial difficulties.
The Blaugrana intend to set aside as much money as possible in the coming months to assist bankroll a summer pursuit of Haaland, according to Mundo Deportivo.
Barca will also aim on dramatically reducing their salary cost, with the goal of cutting it by approximately 40% by the conclusion of the season.
After agreeing to a series of pay cuts with important players, the Catalan giants are thought to have roughly £17 million (€20 million) open to sign reinforcements in January. Despite their troubles this season, certain high-profile club executives want to save the money and put it towards a contract for Haaland next summer, according to the same newspaper.
Barca might give themselves a serious chance of snatching Haaland from under Man United’s nose next summer if they execute cuts and hold off on acquisitions.
However, they will have stiff competition for Haaland’s services.
Man City, United’s main opponent, is also interested and plans to meet with the Bundesliga superstar’s representatives in January.
City have made Haaland their first objective for the 2022/23 season after failing to sign Harry Kane this summer.
Alf-Inge Haaland, Haaland’s father, was a player for the club from 2000 to 2003, which might help them entice him to the Etihad Stadium and acquire bragging rights over Manchester United.
During a press conference last month, Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke stated that Haaland’s future is up to him. “Brinkwire News Summary.”