– Erling Haaland has attracted several top European clubs for this summer transfer window after scoring 41 goals for Borussia Dortmund last season
– The Norwegian is just 20 and now reports have it that Premier League club Chelsea are working tirelessly to sign the striker
– Already valued at £170 million, Haaland’s wages could however be a problem at Chelsea as it is believed it could cause disruption within the squad
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Premier League club Chelsea are already making underground moves for possible signing of Borussia Dortmund sensation Erling Haaland, SPORTbible reports.
A number of Europe’s leading clubs are already on the trail of the 20-year-old goal poacher after grabbing staggering 41 goals in all competitions for his side last season.
With his tender age, it is believed that the youngster is even yet to reach his potential and he would not come cheap as he is already valued at £170 million.
His fellow Norwegian Jan Aage Fjoroft claims English club Chelsea are confident they can sign Haaland during this summer transfer window.
Having won the Champions League, coach Thomas Tuchel believes Haaland will be the man to fire the Blues to Premier League glory next season.
Now Chelsea are working hard to get the deal over the line and they are reportedly not worried about the huge price tag placed on the striker.
It is however believed that his wages could pose a problem as it threatens the unity within the squad.
Taking to Twitter, the former Middlesbrough striker wrote Fjoroft:
“Chelsea working intense to get Erling Haaland. He is seen as the ‘missing’ player to make them challenge for the PL title next season.
“Fee very high, but confidence that this can be solved. The main obstacle could be the wage-structure at Chelsea.”
Chelsea have done plenty of shopping in the Bundesliga in recent times. Timo Werner came from RB Leipzig for £47 million, while Kai Havertz was signed from Bayer Leverkusen for an initial a club-record £72 million fee.
Meanwhile, Hakim Ziyech could be cashed out of Stamford Bridge after failing to settle under Frank Lampard and Thomas Tuchel in his first season with Chelsea, Daily Mail reports.
The Moroccan international made a big summer money move from Ajax but has failed to nail at staring place with the west London club.
The 28-year-old made 39 appearances across all competitions scoring six goals and creating four assists.
. earlier reported that Chelsea stars Timo Werner as well as Kai Havertz inspired Germany to a 7-1 rout of Latvia in their final friendly game before Euro 2020 kicks off, Chelsea FC reports.
Making his 39th international appearance, Werner grabbed his 16th goal on the night while Havertz was directly involved in three goals helping the Germans to a convincing victory.
It was their final friendly match ahead of the start of Euro 2020 and they entertained about 1000 fans who were allowed into the stadium in Dusseldorf.