Erling Haaland has identified Manchester City as one of two 'preferred options' ahead of the summer transfer window, according to the latest information from Germany on Thursday.
The Norwegian forward is at the very heart of significant transfer attention from the majority of the European super clubs at present, with Barcelona, Real Madrid and Chelsea all scrambling to gain some sort of leverage on their competitors.
However, according to the latest information from SPORT1 in Germany, Erling Haaland has two preferred options ahead of the summer transfer window:
Manchester City - due to the attraction of working with Pep Guardiola, and the personal connection he has with the club through his father and his support for the club during his childhood.
Real Madrid - due to their global reach.
Although Borussia Dortmund have not yet committed to a price for Erling Haaland internally, according to SPORT1, it is suggested that club officials at the Bundesliga club will not go below €150 million, and any offer should be closer to €180 million.
Further on from the reports in Germany, it was then confirmed by Fabrizio Romano that Erling Haaland's agent Mino Raiola has already met with Borussia Dortmund over the last few days to talk about Erling Haaland’s future.
But the news that will certainly grab the headlines today, as per an exclusive from SPORT, is that Mino Raiola and Alf-Inge Haaland, the father of Erling, have arrived in Barcelona to discuss the player with the La Liga club's president Joan Laporta.
It must be clarified at this stage however that prior to Erling Haaland joining Borussia Dortmund over 12 months ago, his father visited a number clubs. Although this is a big step in terms of Barcelona showing their interest, it could be that the player's environment are getting a better understanding of the clubs interested.
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