Erling Haaland admits he will make transfer decision ‘soon’ due to Dortmund pressure

Erling Haaland will soon be making his mind up on where he will be playing next season after he revealed Borussia Dortmund are pressing him for a decision.

The striker has been mulling over his options in recent months with a large number of sides willing to pay his release clause which becomes active in the summer.

Meanwhile, he has still be in sensational form on the pitch and took his Bundesliga tally for the campaign to 15 in 13 games with a brace against Freiburg on Friday night – not to mention his 10 assists.

It’s his comments after the match which will have the caught the attention of football‘s top dogs, though, who are already well aware on his insane knack of finding the back of the net.

Erling Haaland
Erling Haaland revealed his transfer decision will be made soon

Haaland told Viaplay: “The last six months, I have chosen not to say anything out of respect for Dortmund.

“But now the club has started to pressure me into making a decision, but all I want to do is to play football.

“But they press me to make a decision now about my future. So that means I have to make a decision soon.

“I have said from the beginning that I want to focus on football, because that is when I am at my best, not when other things come into my mind.

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“Now they have put pressure for a while. So it is time to get things started. All I want to do is to play football, but I can’t do that now.”

Haaland now has a total of 78 goals in 77 Dortmund appearances.

His contract in Germany still has over two years left on it, but it is the crucial release clause which agent Mino Raiola is playing on to secure him a mega-bucks move away.

Dortmund's Norwegian forward Erling Braut Haaland celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the German first division Bundesliga football match between Borussia Dortmund v SC Freiburg in Dortmund, western Germany on January 14, 2022
Haaland took his league tally for the season to 15 with a brace on Friday night

Daily Star Sport understands Manchester United have pulled out of the race after discovering he wants to join Real Madrid.

That is also a big blow to Pep Guardiola’s Man City, who had made the Norway international their number one target.

Real have been working on a deal to sign Haaland for the last six months and want to pair him with Kylian Mbappe in a phenomenal frontline with fellow starlet Vinicius Jr.

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