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Dortmund sporting director Zorc confirms Raiola meeting about Haaland amid Barcelona rumours

A report in Spain claims the agent has travelled to Camp Nou with the ahead’s father to debate a potential transfer to the Liga giants

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has confirmed he met with agent Mino Raiola on Wednesday to debate the way forward for Erling Haaland.

Transfer rumours have kicked into overdrive after a report from Spanish newspaper Sport, which revealed Raiola had travelled to Barcelona on Thursday to debate a transfer for Haaland.

The report claims Haaland’s father, former Norway worldwide Alf-Inge, went with Raiola to debate the striker with an advisor to new Barca president Joan Laporta.

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What has been mentioned?

Zorc responded briefly to Sky Germany when requested about the rumours. “I spoke to Raiola yesterday,” he said. “We made our intention clear.”

Zorc has lengthy maintained Haaland will stick with Dortmund for a minimum of one other season. “We plan for the long term with Erling. [Rumours] do not have to be dealt with at all,” he said in November. “I can see him with us for a very long time.”

Last month, Zorc restated his want to maintain maintain of Haaland to Welt am Sonntag: “I have never seen someone like him. We can search Europe-wide. If he ever left us to go somewhere, there would only be a handful of clubs, but we’ll try to keep him as long as possible for sporting reasons.”

Which golf equipment are chasing Haaland?

Dortmund are nicely conscious of the widespread curiosity in Haaland with Manchester City, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester United among the many golf equipment mentioned to be within the race.

Haaland has scored 33 targets in 31 video games for Dortmund this season, together with 10 in six within the Champions League, type which has made him maybe probably the most coveted participant in world soccer.

Bayern Munich have made clear they don’t have any intention of signing Haaland this summer time, with CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge insisting the Bavarians gained’t recruit one other striker whereas Robert Lewandowski is main the road.

Man City have been reported to be favourites to signal Haaland. His father Alf-Inge performed for the membership from 2000 till 2003, and Erling has been pictured sporting a City shirt as a teen.

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