Mino Raiola, the agent of the Norwegian international striker, Erling Haaland, said that the player may remain in Borussia Dortmund, but indicated that his client can wait for any offer amid interest from the major clubs in Europe to include him, including Barcelona.
Haaland joined Dortmund from Austrian Red Bull Salzburg after the German club activated the release clause in his contract in December 2019 to shine brilliantly in the German League (Bundesliga) since his arrival there.
The Norwegian international became the fastest player to score 50 goals in the (Bundesliga) during his participation in fifty matches with the team, and he is the youngest player to achieve this at the age of only 21, while Poland’s Robert Lewandowski scored 58 goals and is the only one who scored more goals than Haaland (43). goals) in the top five leagues in 2021.
Reports stated that the 21-year-old has a penalty clause in his contract estimated at 75 million euros ($85 million) and will be activated at the end of the current season, which put the old continent on alert to include him.
For his part, Hans-Joachim Watzke, CEO of Borussia Dortmund, expressed his confidence in the Norwegian player’s long stay in Dortmund, while Raiola refused to rule out this possibility, despite his speculation about a possible move to Barcelona, which has financial problems that may mean a delay in his move to join the player. .
Raiola told NOS radio: Could Haaland wait for Barcelona? He can wait for anyone, we don’t have a prior agreement with any club.
He added: “We will look for the best option for him and I cannot rule out him staying in Dortmund for another year, in theory it is still possible for him to stay.”