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Erling Haaland is the most sought after striker in the planet, and it’s not hard to explain why — his stat says it all.
Haaland has banged in 49 goals in 49 appearances for Dortmund since arriving from Red Bull Salzburg in January 2020, and the 20-year-old has already scored 10 Champions League goals this season.
With 31 goals in all competitions this season, Haaland averages a goal every 82 minutes, and is wanted by Real Madrid, Chelsea, Liverpool, Barcelona, Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Manchester City… every top club wants him.
The transfer rumours surrounding his future has been intense in the past week, and Haaland has finally responded to them.
“I still have three years of contract [at Dortmund],” said Haaland.
“I am not worried about that.”
On being compared to Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, Haaland added: “The media are the ones who write about it, I don’t focus on those things
“I want to improve every day. Ronaldo and Messi… I don’t need to talk about them.
“They are the best of all time. They are still very far away.”