Borussia Dortmund is preparing to keep Erling Haaland for next season however will listen to “exceptional offers” for Jadon Sancho, according to the club’s CEO, Hans-Joachim Watzke
Haaland is drawing in attention from leading clubs throughout the continent ahead of the summertime transfer window after an exceptional 2020-21 project at Westfalenstadion.
Watzke claims Dortmund hasn’t offered any believed to offering the Norwegian however does confess that Sancho might wind up leaving if they get an ideal quote when the marketplace resumes.
What has been stated?
“We do not have a parallel plan. We will discuss this with Erling, his father, and his agent Mino Raiola,” Watzke informed Goal and DAZN. “We also want him to be happy to stay with us, to score goals for BVB next year with conviction. There is no alternative plan.”
Pressed on whether Haaland and Sancho will both still be on Dortmund’s books in 2021-22, Watzke reacted: “I’m not getting involved in probabilities, it’s no good. Jadon Sancho has been with us much longer than Erling Haaland. We’ll have to speak to Jadon too.
“If there is a remarkable deal we will discuss it with the gamer and the representative, as constantly. Nonetheless, I am really sure that the transfer market will just go to an extremely minimal level this summertime.
“Especially at the really big clubs you can see what kind of wounds coronavirus has inflicted, and they are not small ones that heal within two weeks.”
The race for Haaland’s signature
Last week it was reported that Haaland’s representative Mino Raiola took a trip to Spain with his dad Alf-Inge to take a seat with authorities from Barcelona and Real Madrid.
It has actually been recommended that the 2 males will likewise convene with a variety of Premier League clubs as they weigh up the very best relocation for the 20-year-old striker.
Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, and Liverpool have actually been highly related to Haaland, while Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus have actually likewise been tipped to attempt and bring him in this summertime.
Sancho’s circumstance at Dortmund
Sancho remained in a comparable position to Haaland in 2015, having actually been promoted as United’s No 1 transfer target in the middle of their look for a natural right-winger.
The Red Devils eventually declined to fulfill the ₤ 100 million ($ 139m asking cost, however current reports have actually mentioned that they are preparing to reignite their interest in the England worldwide.
Sancho is approaching the last 2 years of his agreement at Dortmund, and his stock is not rather as high now as it remained in 2020 after an up and down season at Westfalenstadion.
The German giants may be lured to capitalize the 21-year-old later on in the year as they attempt to stabilize the books in the middle of the coronavirus crisis, specifically if they stop working to receive the Champions League.