Transfer News: Raiola relationship will not stop Erling Haaland deal

Borussia Dortmund striker Haaland has been the most linked player so far this season several major European sides are ready for his deal.

According to reports, Pep Guardiola’s strained relationship with Mino Raiola will not affect Manchester City’s pursuit of Erling Haaland. Without doubts, Haaland is one of the most in-demand players in the world, with several major clubs around Europe eyeing the Norway international.

He has already scored 27 goals in 26 games in all competitions for Borussia Dortmund, while all eyes are on him. A clause in his contract will make him available for a cut-price fee of around £66m in 2022.

The talented young player would also be able to command a higher transfer fee at the end of this season compared to 2022, however, Dortmund could cash in on Haaland this summer amid coronavirus-induced financial difficulties.

City are seen as the most likely destinations for the 20-year-old player who has settled in the Bundesliga already. Meanwhile, Guardiola is on the lookout for a new center-forward, with Sergio Aguero expected to leave Man City when his contract expires at the end of June.

It’s known that Pep hasn’t always got on well with the controversial Raiola in terms of contract. According to a report by the Daily Mirror, which suggests City are lining up a staggering £100m bid.

City enjoyed a victory against West Ham and which take them 13 points ahead of Manchester United and Leicester City on the League table.

They are also seen as one among the favorites to win this season’s Champions League, having beaten Borussia Monchengladbach 2-0 in the first leg of their last-16 clash on Wednesday.

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