CHELSEA have reportedly made signing Erling Haaland their ‘top priority’ next summer.
Despite not turning 21 until July, the hotshot is rapidly closing in on a century of career goals already.
Chelsea have reportedly made signing Erling Haaland their ‘top priority’ next summer[/caption]
The Borussia Dortmund star has been in excellent form this joining the Bundesliga outfit last January, and already has 17 this term.
And Sky Sport Italia now claims that has led to Frank Lampard informing the Blues board that the Norwegian is his No1 target.
That is despite him spending £123million on bringing Timo Werner and Kai Havertz in to bolster his attack in the summer.
However, Chelsea will face stiff competition for the hotshot.
Manchester United remain linked with the Leeds-born ace – while neighbours Man City are also keen.
They are looking for a long-term replacement for Sergio Aguero and have doubts over whether Gabriel Jesus can fill that role.
And with Haaland’s father, Alf-Inge,a former player of the club, they hope that could help bring him to them.
The youngster continues to publicly pledge his immediate future to Dortmund.
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But speculation that he could depart in a big-money move refuses to go away.
Dortmund will demand well over £100m to sell him at the end of the campaign.
Some reports have suggested that Haaland’s current contract contains a clause that would allow him to go for £68m in 2022.
But Dortmund have insisted those claims are false and that there is no such clause.
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