The massive transfer rush around Erling Haaland has taken its toll on Borussia Dortmund, and we believe sporting director Sebastian Kehl (42).
After more than a year of rumors, Twitter messages, speculation and hype, it is finally clear that Erling Haaland He left Borussia Dortmund for Manchester City this summer. The price was 60 million euros due to the takeover clause, an amount seen as a coup for the English club.
And he left the German club as a hero among the fans after he scored 22 goals in the German League in his last season, even with many matches left due to injury. Prior to that, he scored goals in both the domestic league and the Champions League with the Yellows team.
Dortmund will definitely keep the Norwegian if they can. In an interview with Bild, sporting director Sebastian Kehl said it was still a good idea for Haaland to leave.
– In the end, you have to admit: no matter how much we like Erling and how successful he has been with us. In the end, the case became a burden, in the locker room, at the club and everywhere, says Kiel.
The sporting director said the transfer saga and headlines about their big star overshadowed everything.
– There was little we could do about it. Almost everything was about it from the outside and it overshadowed other topics that might be important. In the end, the timing of the transition was a win-win situation, says Kiel, who is quick to add:
– We’re all glad Erling continues his success. He’s a really nice guy.
September 15 will be a special day for Erling Haaland.
Then his new club, Manchester City, will meet Borussia Dortmund at home in the Champions League.
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