Barcelona appear to be in with a shot of signing Erling Haaland in the summer, according to reports stemming from Spain.
Haaland up for grabs this summer
The 2022 summer transfer window is expected to centre around one man.
That man is Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker, Erling Haaland.
It has been public knowledge for some time that the 21-year-old has a release clause that will allow him to depart Dortmund as early as this coming summer.
The actual fee required to activate said release clause has not yet been 100 per cent confirmed, but it is suggested to be between €75-100m.
For that sum, though, any potential buyer would be purchasing one of the best talents in world football.
Despite only being 21, Haaland has already scored 76 and assisted 20 in 75 outings for BVB, and is expected to go on to dominate the footballing landscape for the next decade or more.
So, when his release clause becomes active in the summer, a dog fight is expected to ensue for his services.
Barcelona to sign Haaland?
However, Barcelona look as though they could have been handed a boost in the race for Haaland.
It was reported recently that Mino Raiola was set to meet with Barcelona to discuss three of his clients, one of which was Haaland.
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Now, the Daily Mail, citing reports from Spain, claim Raiola has promised Barcelona they can sign Haaland in the summer, if the club can raise the funds needed:
And according to Spanish outlet Cuatro, Raiola has promised Laporta that his client will wear the Barcelona shirt next season if the club can raise the capital to sign the striker.
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