Premier League: Manchester United’s Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel play down Erling Haaland speak
Haaland has emerged as one of many world’s prime forwards after scoring 21 objectives in 21 appearances within the Bundesliga this season. Discuss of a summer time transfer has intensified after his agent Mino Raiola and father Alf-Inge Haaland have been pictured in Spain.
London: Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel have performed down experiences their golf equipment will go face to face within the race to signal Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland.
Haaland has emerged as one of many world’s prime forwards after scoring 21 objectives in 21 appearances within the Bundesliga this season.
The 20-year-old Norwegian snubbed United to hitch Dortmund from RB Salzburg in 2019, however there may be rising hypothesis Solskjaer will make one other try and signal him within the shut season.
Solskjaer coached Haaland at Molde and speak of a summer time transfer from Dortmund has intensified after the participant’s agent Mino Raiola and father Alf-Inge Haaland have been pictured in Spain.
He has additionally been linked with Manchester Metropolis, Actual Madrid and Barcelona.
Requested if he can afford to overlook out on Haaland once more, Solskjaer mentioned: “Nicely, I am specializing in the subsequent two months and no matter occurs on this planet of soccer. There’s solely so many locations anybody can go to.
“I simply give attention to those who’re right here and despite the fact that I’ve labored with Erling it isn’t proper for me as a Man United supervisor (to be) speaking about Erling.
“I can discuss him as an ex coach of his however he’ll make his personal thoughts up.”
Solskjaer refused to substantiate if Haaland was on his wished record, including: “I feel the best way the world works in the meanwhile, you’d love to do, in fact, all your small business on the quiet and all of your talks on the quiet.
“Hopefully we will abruptly sit right here with gamers that no-one’s written about and thought we’ll go to.”
With Germany ahead Timo Werner struggling to adapt to the Premier League, Chelsea may do with a top quality addition to their assault.
However Tuchel would not be drawn on Chelsea’s potential curiosity in Haaland, as an alternative claiming his agent was making an attempt to stoke up a bidding warfare.
“I cannot reply that, out of respect for the participant and for Borussia Dortmund,” Tuchel mentioned when requested if Chelsea would communicate to Raiola.
“He is a Borussia Dortmund participant, and naturally there’s huge information round him and his agent.
“And it looks as if they’re making a race for the participant.
“However nonetheless everyone wants to simply accept, and I’ll totally settle for, that he’s a Borussia Dortmund participant. A really promising participant in fact, however with respect to the scenario he is not in our squad, he is not in our membership so there is not any touch upon the rest relating to him.”
Chelsea have additionally been linked with a transfer for Sergio Aguero after Manchester Metropolis’s file goalscorer confirmed he’ll depart on the finish of the season.
Holding tight-lipped on the mooted Aguero curiosity, Tuchel mentioned: “I need not speak, it is the identical, the identical reply as for Haaland.
“It is completely clear that we now have full respect for Man Metropolis and Sergio Aguero who’s a giant participant for them.
“There is no such thing as a phrase wanted from me about that. His profession is excellent, it speaks for itself, and it isn’t completed but.
“He’ll nonetheless assist Man Metropolis to realize their objectives this season.
“However I’ll by no means communicate greater than that a couple of participant of a rival.”
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