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Erling Haaland tells Chelsea and Manchester United the key factors to seal future transfer

Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland has spoken about what any potential suitors can do to seal the 19-year-old’s signature.

Haaland joined Dortmund in January from RB Salzburg and has been a revelation, scoring nine goals in just eight Bundesliga games for his new team.

The Norwegian forward was a reported target for Premier League sides Manchester United and Chelsea before sealing the Dortmund move.

In an interview with Eurosport, Haaland reflected on a game for Molde where he scored four times in the first-half.

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It was revealed there were Manchester United scouts at the game, something Haaland had no idea about.

“No, I had no clue!” the 19-year-old replied.

“And, when you have a look and listen to the interview I did after the match, I smiled a lot, and they managed to get me to say ‘it was fun having people there watching me’, but I actually didn’t know.”

United and a host of other Premier League sides, including Chelsea, were reportedly looking at Haaland after he impressed for RB Salzburg in the first half of the season.

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However, Dortmund secured the signing of one of the hottest properties in European football but Haaland has given advice to any potential future suitors.

“You’ve got to time how good you are, how good the club is, the people there, how they take care of you, how they help you evolve,” Haaland said.

“There are a lot of factors and I remember when we discussed Salzburg and different clubs we figured out very early that Salzburg was the best option.

“And I’ve always thought ‘I can’t overrate myself’. That has always been important to me, saying ‘yes, I’m good, but there’s a lot of good players out there’, so that has always been very important to me,…

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