Over the years, Borussia Dortmund have acted as the breeding ground for world-class talent. One can only imagine how good they’d be if they refused to bow down and become a selling club. Yet, year after year, we see talent after talent make the big money move elsewhere- most of the time to title rivals Bayern Munich. Now, the Erling Haaland price has been set
Robert Lewandowski made the move, as did Mario Gotze and Mats Hummels. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Sokratis opted for the Premier League. The point is that, no matter what, Borussia Dortmund have become nothing more than an extra rung on the ladder towards success.
This summer will likely be no different, either. According to Sky Sports, four clubs are in for Jason Sancho, valued at £80 million, and a handful- if not every top European club- are interested in Erling Haaland. Every transfer window is becoming a groudhog day for Dortmund. This summer, it could be rinse and repeat once more.
Haaland Price Set: Borussia Dortmund Selling Club Mentality Could Haunt Them Once More
Price Set for Haaland
According to Sky Sports, with Real Madrid, Manchester City, Barcelona, Chelsea and Manchester United all interested in Erling Haaland, Borussia Dortmund have set a price tag of £150 Million this summer. Following the pandemic, they’ll hope to keep hold of the young forward, but the fact a price has been set could tempt several teams.
From a Dortmund point of view, they’ll know it’s only a matter of time before Haaland jumps ship, but they’ll be desperate to hold on for at least another season. His 37 goals and 11 assists have carried Dortmund to victory at times this season. Yet they still remain unlikely to qualify for next seasons’ Champions League- proving that there is only so much one man can do.
And that will frustrate Haaland, who is no fool. He knows his level and it won’t be too long before he becomes fed up with keeping a sinking ship afloat. He thrives on the biggest stage, meaning a move away from Dortmund is a case of when and not if.
Either way, if it is this summer, the price for Haaland has been set.
Four Clubs Also Interested in Jadon Sancho
When an animal is wounded, the predator soon follows in packs to devour it. And, make no mistake about it, this season has wounded Dortmund and Europe’s elite look to be closing in.
Last summer, they remained stubborn and kept hold of Jadon Sancho as a result. This season, with the potential of no Champions League football next year, keeping hold of the winger could prove impossible.
According to Sky Sports, like Haaland, Sancho’s price has been set. Last summer, the price was around the £108 million mark. A year and a pandemic later and that price has reportedly dropped to just £80 million. For context on just how much Manchester United will be willing to pay, they splashed out the same for Harry Maguire in 2019.
The Glazer family certainly have some making up to do following the fallout of the eventually collapsed European Super League. Signing a big name such as Sancho could be the start of rebuilding any relationship with those at Old Trafford.
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