Erling Haaland: Chelsea’s informal proposal for Borussia Dortmund striker turned down by Bundesliga side


Borussia Dortmund have turned down Chelsea’s casual player-plus-cash proposal for striker Erling Haaland, in line with Sky in Germany.

Chelsea are understood to have been keen to supply Dortmund both Tammy Abraham or Callum Hudson-Odoi partially change for Haaland, however the Bundesliga aspect are decided to carry onto the 20-year-old.

The Blues are eager to signal a brand new striker this summer time after struggling in entrance of objective at occasions final season.

Regardless of profitable the Champions League, Thomas Tuchel’s aspect lacked a dependable presence within the penalty space, with Timo Werner and Abraham’s 12 targets every making them the membership’s joint-top scorers.

Haaland is their major goal, however a supply near the discussions advised Sky Sports activities Information this week they face “mission unimaginable” of their bid to signal him.

Dortmund should not eager to lose one other key participant so quickly after permitting Jadon Sancho to hitch Manchester United, whose £73m transfer to Previous Trafford is predicted to be confirmed inside days.

Chelsea try however it’s going to be very tough. In the intervening time it seems to be like mission unimaginable. It’s unlikely however that does not imply it might probably’t occur.

Sky supply on Haaland to Chelsea

The supply stated: “Chelsea try however it’s going to be very tough. In the intervening time it seems to be like mission unimaginable.

“It’s unlikely however that does not imply it might probably’t occur.”

Haaland shall be obtainable for round £70m subsequent summer time because of a launch clause in his contract.

Nonetheless, Manchester United and Actual Madrid are different sides which have thought of providing a premium worth for the Norway worldwide earlier than the switch window closes on the finish of August.

In keeping with Sky in Germany, Haaland’s agent Mino Raiola is asking for a fee of €40m (£34.2m) as a part of any deal for the Dortmund striker.

Together with Haaland, Chelsea are additionally focused on Romelu Lukaku and Harry Kane.

Nonetheless, Lukaku has said his intention to stay at Inter Milan for the upcoming season, whereas Tottenham don’t need to promote Kane, significantly to a rival.

‘Chelsea unwilling to fulfill €175m asking worth’

Erling Haaland has scored 49 goals in his first 52 games for Borussia Dortmung


German soccer skilled Raphael Honigstein thinks it’s unlikely Erling Haaland will go away Borussia Dortmund this summer time amid reported curiosity from Chelsea.

Sky in Germany’s Marc Behrenbeck:

“Erling Haaland arrived again on the Borussia Dortmund coaching floor on Wednesday, and we all know that he and his agent Mino Raiola have been eager about a transfer.

“So many presents have are available however Dortmund will not let him go this season. It is just like the Jadon Sancho situation final summer time.

“Dortmund will enable Haaland the possibility to maneuver subsequent yr along with his [£68m] launch clause. However we find out about Chelsea’s curiosity and so they did make a proposal and our data is {that a} swap deal might be attainable with Tammy Abraham and Callum Hudson-Odoi named in these talks with Dortmund.

Jadon Sancho is undergoing a medical at Manchester United ahead of a £73m move from Borussia Dortmund
Jadon Sancho is present process a medical at Manchester United

“The talks are ongoing however in the intervening time I do not consider a deal to Chelsea or Manchester Metropolis will occur this season.

“So far as we all know, when Chelsea named Abraham and Hudson-Odoi, Dortmund have stated that Abraham is not pretty much as good as Haaland and that they want him so he would not be a part of a direct swap deal. Chelsea should not keen to pay the €175m asking worth in the intervening time.”

How Dortmund ahead might rework Chelsea

Haaland vs Werner

Sky Sports activities’ Nick Wright:

Chelsea’s ending drawback predates Tuchel’s appointment. It was obvious all through Frank Lampard’s tenure and it was challenge for Maurizio Sarri and even Antonio Conte earlier than him.

Eden Hazard was prolific and Tammy Abraham has impressed in patches however the membership haven’t had a really elite presence within the central hanging position since Diego Costa’s departure in 2017.

Chelsea XI with Haaland

Timo Werner could but show himself in that regard. He definitely has the pedigree having scored 95 occasions in 159 appearances for his earlier membership RB Leipzig.

But when Tuchel is to construct on Chelsea’s Champions League success, he is aware of it could be an enormous danger to pin his hopes on a participant who solely scored six Premier League targets in his first season in England.

Werner’s struggles in entrance of objective grew to become a working theme of Chelsea’s marketing campaign. Even of their Champions League last overcome Manchester Metropolis, he spurned a number of golden alternatives.

The German is extra culpable than most with regards to dissecting Chelsea’s profligacy final season – his big-chance conversion fee was the third-lowest amongst gamers who scored six or extra Premier League targets – however the challenge is a collective one.


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