Manchester United will not be able to get Erling Haaland next season, according to Borussia Dortmund boss, Hans-Joachim Watzke.
The prolific forward remains on United’s radar, despite choosing to go to the German side back in January.
Red Devils’ coach, Olé Gunnar Solskjaer is said to still be interested in the former RB Salzburg man, and an offer could be made next summer.
But Daily Mail reports that Watzke has confirmed there’s not a chance that Haaland will be sold next summer because the release clause in his contract doesn’t become active until 2022.
The good news however, is that by then, the red-hot player would be available for £65 million— a fee United should be able to afford comfortably.
The only challenge could be in the form of interest in the player from other clubs, with Real Madrid also said to be keen on buying the talent.
Haaland has already gotten off the mark, and in some style this season, with 8 goals from his first 9 matches.