JOAN LAPORTA thinks Barcelona are ready to go to war with Europe’s biggest teams for the signature of Erling Haaland.
The Nou Camp president claims his club will be a transfer force to be reckoned with as his side look to rivals Chelsea and Liverpool for the striker’s services.
Football expert Fabrizio Romano speak Barca are planning to rebuild their side with the LaLiga giants in hopes of re-establishing themselves as a dominant force.
Regarding their rumored interest in the Borussia Dortmund ace, Laporta, 59, said: “We are working to build a top team.
“Anything is possible if we do everything well and I am sure we will.
“Top players are ready to join Barca. We are definitely recovering our status.
“Everybody in the world should get ready, as we are back as the big players in the market.”
Laporta’s comments come amid reports that the Barca president is said to have met super agent Mino Raiola, who represents 21-year-old Haaland and Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.
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And both of these players are rumored to be at the heart of a potential Barca this year despite the club’s much-reported financial problems.
The Nou Camp team, who were reported to be in debt of £1.15 billion last August, took out a bank loan to help with their finances.
Haaland, a team that has exploded in attack this term, is attracting attention from Real Madrid, Manchester City and Man United, as well as Barca, the Blues and Liverpool.
It is reported that the player could cost £64m this summer due to the release clause in his contract with Dortmund.
Raiola revealed her client bought a house in Spain.
And request report The striker has told Starcher fans of his intention to one day play in the country.
Haaland’s current contract with the German giants, starting in January 2020, will expire in June 2024.
The striker, who began his career at top Norwegian side Bryne, has scored 19 goals in 16 games in all competitions this term.
And Haaland has scored 76 goals in 79 games for Dortmund since joining the club two years ago.
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