May 9, 2021

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Football Insiders’ update on Liverpool’s pursuit of Borussia Dortmund star is bad news



Ahead of a potential mega-move this summer, Erling Haaland’s name has dominated football news headlines in recent months.

Liverpool have been credited with interest in Borussia Dortmund star, but the Reds are far from alone.

Manchester City and Chelsea are believed to be ahead of the reigning Premier League champions, according to Football Insiders’ latest report.

They claim Liverpool are reluctant to cough up the money it takes to sign Haaland, who have the Reds behind their domestic rivals.

Erling Haaland and team-mate Jadon Sancho have both been linked with Liverpool in recent months

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How serious Liverpool’s interest in Haaland actually is remains to be seen, but the report above states that club representatives met with the striker’s father Alfe Inge Haaland and agent Mino Raiola last month for talks.

It’s no secret that the Reds have been fighting for goals this season, and the Norwegian international would certainly be a solution – but since there is a quoted transfer fee of ¬£ 100 million, it’s hard to imagine a scenario where the 20 -year-olds cut up at Anfield this summer.

But never say never …