Erling Haland is reportedly ready to leave Borussia Dortmund, according to the legendary German character Lothar Matthaus – amid interest from Liverpool.
The Norwegian striker has continued his rich reign of goal-scoring form this season, scoring an incredible 17 goals in 14 matches during 2020/21.
A recent EuroSport report claims that those familiar with Liverpool are convinced that Jurgen Klopp’s next big signing could be 20-year-old Golden Boy Haaland.
World Cup winner Matthaus believes it’s time for Halland to look towards his next football destination now – Manchester United and Manchester City are also looking for a move, according to The Mail.
Speaking to the Bundesliga’s official website, via Marca, Matthaus said: ‘This positivity it radiates in the team, which is why I think one day Haland will no longer play in Dortmund and will take the next step.
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“He is ready and we are proud to have him in the Bundesliga.
“Dortmund must be happy to have got him because he is a striker who suits a club with such emotions.”
Haaland are currently nurturing a muscle fiber injury as their club side to adjust after the dismissal of former manager Lucien Favre.
The former RB Salzburg sensation has 10 goals in eight Bundesliga appearances, while he has also contributed six shots in Europe.
According to The Mail, Haaland in Dortmund has a £ 65 million release clause, which takes effect from 2022, meaning German clothing could be tempted to cash in on Haland before its price drops significantly.
Matthaus added that any big club that is supposed to be on the market for Haland would be worth paying given that he has already made a comparison with FIFA’s best male player Robert Lewandowski.
“At the age of 20, he is a machine. He is a flying striker, ”added Matthaus.
“It brings positive energy to the team, and at the same time it scores goals. It is irreplaceable.
“Erling Haland in Dortmund is considered like Robert Lewandowski in Bayern: a player in advance who is not only responsible for goals but in charge of pulling the team with him. He is a leader at the age of 20.
“It says a lot, and on top of that, he knows what to do. And he works on defense, which I really enjoy when I see Robert Lewandowski as well.
“He is not the only one who stays ahead. His manner, as for a twenty-year-old, is to think not only of himself but also of his team. “
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