Man Utd told Erling Haaland transfer will cost £150m by Dortmund this summer – more than DOUBLE his 2022 release clause

MANCHESTER UNITED have reportedly been told that they can sign Erling Haaland this summer, but only for £150million.

The Norwegian striker is among the hottest property in European football, having scored 43 goals in 43 games since joining Borussia Dortmund 13 months ago.

Haaland, 20, possesses a £65million release clause in his contract, which will become active in 2022.

A number of clubs, including United, Manchester City and Chelsea are interested in getting a deal done sooner – but it'll cost them dearly.

According to the Star, Dortmund are braced for interest but will hold out for £150m this summer – more than double his future release clause.

Asked yesterday about Haaland, who he managed at Molde, Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer refused to rule out a move.

He said: "When you have had kids and players through as a coach, you follow them and I keep in touch with Erling, it's great to see the player he has become.

"I know he will work to improve all the time. He is a Dortmund player, we wish him well there and let’s see what life will bring later on."

Asked if any deal was now dead or could be revived Solskjaer said: "You know I can't speak about Erling, he's with Borussia Dortmund.

"It's disrespectful to talk about it apart from I know him and speak to him."


Ole then added: "Who wasn't interested in him a year ago? Everybody would say you take the best players in the world and Erling is a top player."

Speaking to the BBC, agent Mino Raiola believes that there are TEN clubs that could buy Haaland – with four of them being from the Premier League.

He said: "It's obvious there are only a maximum of ten clubs that can afford to buy him.

"We can fill in four of those clubs – and four of those clubs are in England. You can call them and say 'would you be interested?'

"There is not a sporting director or trainer in the world that would say he would be not be interested.

"It's like saying: 'Is there a Formula 1 team who would not be interested in having Lewis Hamilton?'"

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