RB Salzburg sporting director reveals his prediction for Erling Haaland’s future

RB Salzburg sporting director Christoph Freund has mentioned that Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland will find yourself at Liverpool in an interview with Sky Sports activities.

Erling Haaland began his profession at his hometown membership, Bryne, in 2016, and moved to Molde the following yr. He spent two years on the membership earlier than signing with Austrian facet Purple Bull Salzburg in January 2019.

With Salzburg, Erling Haaland received the Austrian Bundesliga and Austrian Cup. Within the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League, he turned the primary teenager to attain in 5 consecutive UEFA Champions League matches.

In December 2019, Erling Haaland accomplished a switch to Borussia Dortmund for a price reported to be within the area of €20 million. He carried on his goal-scoring success within the 2019–20 Champions League marketing campaign, changing into the second teenager to attain 10 objectives within the competitors.

Erling Haaland has change into one of the prolific strikers in Europe, and one of the wanted younger abilities. He has been linked with strikes to Actual Madrid, Manchester United and Liverpool up to now, and RB Salzburg sporting director Christoph Freund believes Haaland will find yourself at Merseyside.

RB Salzburg director believes Erling Haaland will find yourself at Liverpool

SS Lazio v Borussia Dortmund: Group F - UEFA Champions League
SS Lazio v Borussia Dortmund: Group F – UEFA Champions League

“That is the place he’ll land,” Freund instructed Sky Sports activities after Bayern and Germany nice Lothar Matthaus urged Liverpool as a possible vacation spot.

“He can play for any membership on this planet. Together with his mentality, his will, together with his self-confidence, he could make a mark on European soccer within the subsequent ten years,” mentioned Freund.

Erling Haaland swapped Molde for Salzburg in 2018 and solely made 27 appearances for the membership earlier than being prised away by Dortmund.

“It was a really lengthy course of to get Erling,” Freund instructed Purpose and Spox. “We first seen him in 2016 at a recreation for the Norwegian Underneath-16 nationwide group. As a result of it was tough to get recordings of his video games, we had it filmed,” revealed Freund.

“He satisfied us proper from the beginning, so the scout contacted him and his father. It’s a nice benefit to be in private contact with a expertise and their guardians earlier than every other probably membership. That was in 2018. He appeared very centered, clever and self-confident to me. He knew precisely what he needed,” Freund mentioned.

“Erling was not solely a particular story on this respect. That does not damage in any respect, it makes us proud as a result of it is a part of our philosophy,” Freund added of Haaland’s exit.

“The participant can take the following step, we get earnings by way of a switch, which we are able to put money into scouting and new expertise, amongst different issues. As well as, there’s once more a free place within the squad that the following expertise can take. It’s a affirmation for us that we’re on the best path,” Freund mentioned.

Erling Haaland is presently the star of a Borussia Dortmund group that’s trying to problem Bayern Munich for the Bundesliga title this season. Nonetheless, the Swede is anticipated to maneuver to one of many prime European golf equipment sooner reasonably than later, and it seems to be like Liverpool might have the higher hand within the chase for his signature.

Revealed 03 Nov 2020, 18:36 IST

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