Erling Haaland has admitted ‘£150million is quite a bit for one participant’ as he addressed rumours linking him with an enormous switch to Chelsea.
The Blues’ pursuit of the Borussia Dortmund hitman has been one of many worst saved secrets and techniques in soccer, with Roman Abramovich making him his prime goal this summer season.
Nonetheless, the German are membership are reluctant to promote him this summer season having already had star winger Jadon Sancho depart for Manchester United for £73m.
Nonetheless, it’s understood BVB chiefs would think about a mammoth bid within the area of £150m.
“Earlier than yesterday I haven’t talked to my agent in a month… you need to inform me. However I hope they’re simply rumours, as €175m could be some huge cash for one individual,” Haaland instructed Sport Bild of the switch hearsay.
A Sky Germany reporter additionally chatted to the striker off-camera, and revealed their dialog.
“I had somewhat chat with him immediately, truly,” stated the journalist.
“He simply handed by and requested me, ‘Hey are there any information about me?’ I stated, ‘No, truly, no. Chelsea nonetheless at £150 [million].’
“And he was smiling and stated, ‘No, I’m not that value’.”
Haaland netted a staggering 41 targets in 41 video games in all competitions for Dortmund final season and is already one of many prime strikers on this planet.
Nonetheless, new Everton winger Andros Townsend insists Chelsea can problem for the title with or with out the 20-year-old.
Requested whether or not the European champions might compete with the likes of Man City, he instructed talkSPORT: “I feel they’re correct title contenders anyway.
“We’ve seen since Thomas Tuchel got here in how a lot they’ve bridged the hole to Man City.
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“They received the Champions League and beat Man City twice. As soon as within the league and within the Cup.
“They’re title contenders with or with out Haaland anyway.
“I’m a bit sceptical concerning the Haaland one, although, as he has a launch clause subsequent season.
“As a result of he’s so younger, is he value paying double that price now?”