Borussia Dortmund sporting director confirms crunch talks with Mino Raiola over Erling Haaland future

Borussia Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc has confirmed that he has held talks with the agent of in-demand striker Erling Haaland, as relayed by Sky in Germany.
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Borussia Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc has confirmed that he has held talks with the agent of in-demand striker Erling Haaland, as relayed by Sky in Germany.

The news comes just moments after Mino Raiola and Alfie Haaland were captured arriving in Barcelona ahead of a meeting with the newly-elected Camp Nou president Joan Laporta on Thursday afternoon.

As per the comments relayed by Max Bielefeld, Borussia Dortmund's sporting director confirmed his talks with Raiola, however reaffirmed the club's hard stance on the Norwegian forward going in to the summer transfer window. 

"Yesterday I spoke to Mino Raiola. We’ve made our intentions very clear", said Zorc.

Sky journalist Bielefeld confirms that the intention of Borussia Dortmund, as highlighted by Michael Zorc, is that they do not want to sell the 20 year-old striker this summer.

There is a belief in some corners of the German media today that such is the intention and determination to retain the services of Haaland this summer, that internally they have not even placed a price tag on their star man.

However, the understanding from SPORT1 is that Borussia Dortmund would for nothing less than €150 million, with a target of €180 million during the summer window.

Manchester City are known to be in the market for a new big name striker this summer, as the club confirmed the pending departure of Sergio Aguero - who will leave the Etihad Stadium after 10 years of service, upon the expiry of his contract in June.


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