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Raiola confirms a meeting with Dortmund over Erling Haaland

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Agent Mino Raiola recently confirmed a meeting with Borussia Dortmund’s board and revealed the content of their conversations. 

Erling Haaland has been trying to get a ticket out of Borussia Dortmund through his agent, Mino Raiola. Over the last few weeks, we saw him parade with Haaland’s father in Spain and he also traveled to England. The main idea was to let Dortmund know of his intentions to leave the club by next summer. But the problem is that Michael Zorc recently stated that the club had no intentions of letting Haaland leave the club. We find ourselves in a very similar situation from previous players who eventually left the German club.

As long as money talks, they truly don’t have any power to prevent their biggest players from leaving. Saying no to steep offers of €150 million or higher becomes impossible for a club like Dortmund. They are famously a selling club and they’ve built their reputation on that. Even if they consider Haaland not for sale right now, things might drastically change by the time summer gets here. 

Raiola confirms Dortmund doesn’t sell Haaland. 

Mino Raiola was recently in a meeting with the club’s board members to discuss his intention to take the player out of the squad. Institutions like Real Madrid, Barcelona, Manchester City, Chelsea, and Manchester United are interested. Many of them are willing to pay up to €150 million for his transfer. If Dortmund refuses to sell him this summer for that, he will be worth half by next year. This is what Raiola recently said: “I can confirm that I was in Dortmund for talks,” Raiola told SPORT1.

“Michael Zorc (Dortmund’s sporting director) made it clear to us that BVB do not want to sell Erling this summer. I respect this opinion, but that does not automatically mean that I also agree. BVB were very clear in their views. We are okay with that. There is no war between us and BVB – absolutely not! The relationship with Zorc, Aki (Hans-Joachim Watzke, Dortmund CEO) and [Sebastian] Kehl (Dortmund director) is still good.”