Haaland: “Borussia are pressuring me to make a decision”

Erling Haland He broke his silence after participating with two goals in the 5-1 that the Borussia Dortmund endorsed the Freiburg confirming that his club is asking him to define his intentions as soon as possible in order to plan for the future and find him a substitute in time in case his idea is to leave the Signal Iduna Park this summer. “For the past six months I have chosen not to say anything out of respect for the Borussia Dortmund but now the club has started to put pressure on me now to make a decision for next season. Although I just want to play football right now but that probably means I’ll have to make a decision soon. I have to accept that pressure. I had chosen not to say anything out of respect for the club and the fans, but now there is a lot of pressure from the club,” assured the Norwegian striker, who added that the situation may lead him to reveal his intentions: “Yes, now things can start to happen.”

However, he insisted that he would like to focus his attention on this season: “I want to focus on football because that’s when I’m at my best level and not when I have other things on my mind.” Asked when he would like to announce his decision in an ideal world, he was blunt: “Not now because we are in a period of many games. All I want is to play football but I can’t do it now.” Haland thus expressed a certain discomfort with the situation. With the win at Freiburg, the Borussia Dortmund still second in the Bundesliga but three points from bayern Munich provisionally while waiting to visit Colonia los Bávaros this Saturday (3:30 p.m. / Movistar Champions League).

21 years old and with a contract in force until 2024, Haland is the great goal of Barca for the next season although the Real Madrid He also has it on his agenda. The Barça president Joan Laporta, met last month with his representative, Mino Raiola, to know the conditions of a possible operation.

According to Deportes Cuatro, the top Barcelona president reached an agreement with the agent of Haland so that it ends up in the Camp Nou if he manages to raise the money that the operation requires. In addition to the 75 million stipulated as a transfer clause for this summer, the Barca should face a hefty commission to Raiola and the father of the attacker.

Watzke: “We can’t wait for the end of May”

After the statements of Erling Haland about his future, the CEO of the Borussia Dortmund, Hans-Joachim Watzke, wanted to avoid entering into controversies with the striker, but recognized that from the German club they have to know sooner rather than later the decision of Haland to move in the market.

“Erling is a spontaneous person, a young boy. He is allowed to do that. There is no problem with Erling. But he must also understand our situation. We cannot wait until the end of May.” Hans-Joachim Watzke in statements collected by the newspaper ‘Ruhr Nachrichten’.

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