The CEO of Borussia Dortmund revealed that the Red Devils of football, Manchester United gave a better offer to Erling Haaland than Borussia Dortmund. However, a sports agent representing the Dortmund forward turned down the offering to move to England to initiate the development of the Norwegian star footballer. Erling Haaland moved to Borussia Dortmund in 2020 from RB Salzburg, despite the fact, Man United tried their level best to sign him and bring Haaland to Old Trafford.
The decision of developing Erling Haaland
Ultimately, the decision of moving Elring Haaland to Borussia Dortmund worked and he has become one of the greatest performers among the present generation in the world of football. He has made his appearance for the club 69 times in which he has scored 70 goals with 19 assists, till now, and this has been quite incredible record for young blood, who is just 21 years of age.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, the current manager of Manchester United, tried his level best to convince Haaland to come to their club, but as per the chief executive Watzke, the promise of developing a renowned club in the recent years for the young athletes was certainly the priority than United’s greater financial incentives. However, the Red Devils will surely aim on bringing the star footballer to their club in the upcoming transfer window.
Watzke in this regard
Watzke himself stated in this regard that the offer from Manchester United was much better, but Mino Raiola realized that the young blood will be fit in Borussia’s jersey more. The CEO also stated that people notice gifted people can make a breakthrough with them the quickest. This statement is a resounding argument from various advisors as well as the parents of the players. He also added that they have no inhibitions to letting 17-year-olds play.