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PremierLeague-News.Com - Haaland is set to depart Borussia Dortmund this summer, with the likes of United, Chelsea and Barcelona all interested in his signature.
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Paul Scholes has claimed Manchester United are ‘desperate’ to sign Erling Haaland, but warned Chelsea also have their eyes on the Norwegian. Haaland is being chased by many of Europe’s top clubs, with a departure from Borussia Dortmund expected in the summer. Related articles Kylian Mbappe shows Man Utd and Chelsea must have Erling Haaland plan Dortmund chief Zorc issues new Erling Haaland transfer statement The 20-year-old has scored 33 goals in 33 games this season, despite Dortmund enduring a disappointing campaign in the Bundesliga.That means he is incredibly important to Dortmund, having contributed to nearly 50 per cent of their goals in the German top-flight this term.But while they may be hoping he stays in Germany, the club’s struggles in the league means they face an uphill battle to secure a Champions League spot for next year.As a result, a host of clubs are interested in his signature, including United, Chelsea and Barcelona, with Haaland’s representatives already believed to be entering discussions with prospective clubs.JUST IN: Barcelona chief Laporta 'wants Haaland signed before Messi contract' Man Utd 'desperate' to sign Erling Haaland claims Paul Scholes as he fires Chelsea warning (Image: Getty Images) Though this is just his first full season as a Dortmund player and the release clause in his contract not being activated until June 2022, it would be a major surprise if Haaland was not on the move this summer.But the fact there is no release clause means that Dortmund can virtually name their price, perhaps replicating the Jadon Sancho transfer talks last year when they refused to budge on their £100million valuation.That could cause problems for most of Haaland’s suitors, with club finances being hit hard by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.United failed to find an agreement with Dortmund over Sancho, but Red Devils club legend Scholes believes they will not make the same mistake with Haaland.DON'T MISS:Roman Abramovich ready to offer £86m for Erling Haaland alternative (TRANSFERS)Bayern Munich fear Chelsea spending power under Marina Granovskaia (INSIGHT)Dortmund star Haaland involved in bizarre moment after Man City loss (NEWS) Related articles Chelsea affected by Erling Haaland transfer condition as Utd back down Chelsea boss Tuchel makes transfer decision to aid Haaland pursuit Manchester United are one of the clubs interested in Haaland (Image: Express Sport) READ MORE Man Utd may have found new Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo “I think they probably would. If it meant getting Haaland, then why not?” Scholes said on BT Sport when asked if United would consider pay a sizeable fee to their man this summer.
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. Real Madrid or Barcelona, all the noises you hear, they probably couldn’t.”Another club interested in Haaland is Manchester City, who are releasing record goal scorer Sergio Aguero at the end of this season.Though manager Pep Guardiola has said City will not look to replace Aguero this year, they have continued to be linked with a move for Haaland. Scholes has warned United that Chelsea will be their biggest rivals to sign Haaland (Image: Getty Images) READ MORE Man Utd and Chelsea suffer costly Haaland blow as Raiola plays trick But Scholes believes it is Chelsea not City who are United’s biggest rivals for Haaland, with Timo Werner failing to impress at the Blues.“City don’t look like they want to pay. To be fair, with Guardiola, they very rarely play with a No.9 anyway, even when he’s had Aguero and Jesus, he’s hardly played them,” Scholes said.“So is he the type of player Pep Guardiola wants? I’m not sure it is.“It’s a player United will be desperate for, a player Chelsea will be desperate for. They’re probably the two clubs that would be able to afford to pay that fee.”
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