Manchester United ‘still hopeful of £68m Erling Braut Haaland deal in 2022’

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Ed Woodward 'pulled plug on Erling Braut Haaland deal in January'

Manchester United are apparently preparing to return for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland in 2022, when his release provision drops to ₤ 68m.

Manchester United are apparently still hopeful of finalizing Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland when his release provision drops to ₤ 68m in 2022.

The Red Devils were greatly linked with a move for Haaland during the January transfer window earlier this year, having actually seen the respected frontman net 28 times in just 22 games for Red Bull Salzburg.

United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had actually formerly handled the youngster at Molde too, making the 20-time champions of England one of the favourites to sign him for just EUR20m (₤ 18.2 m).

Nevertheless, Haaland rather joined Dortmund, where he has since continued his free-scoring form with 23 goals in his 26 games throughout all competitions up until now.

The Athletic reports that United still keep an interest in the Norway international, however are resigned to waiting till 2022 when a ₤ 68m release provision ends up being active in his contract.

The addition of that launch provision is comprehended to have actually been one of the main reasons that a switch to Old Trafford collapsed, with United reluctant to agree to those terms whereas Dortmund were prepared to do so.

Man United have the option of extending Edinson Cavani‘s stay for a more 12 months to take them through to 2022, when they want to make a move for Haaland.

United have also been credited with an ongoing interest in Haaland’s Dortmund colleague Jadon Sancho and are lining up a ₤ 176m double deal for the duo in the coming windows.

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