Erling Braut Haaland now has the Bundesliga's bottom club Schalke in his sights in this weekend's Ruhr derby
Erling Haaland is tipped to be one of the future stars in soccer. POOL / Thomas KIENZLE


  • Haaland has named Chelsea and Real Madrid as potential destinations this summer.
  • Chelsea and Haaland have agreed to personal terms earlier this month
  • Chelsea has identified Villareal's Gerard Moreno as another potential target

New reports suggest that Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund has named Chelsea and La Liga super club Real Madrid as his preferred destinations for this transfer window.

Bayern Munich has also been linked to Haaland, according to Sport Bild, via iMiaSanMia.

However, the club is not on his priority list, and that a move to foreign clubs is more appealing to the German.

The Norwegian and Chelsea have reportedly agreed to personal terms and the problem now, as is in most transfers, is the transfer fee.

Dortmund has valued their young German striker with a £150 million ($211.7 million) price tag, which is understandable as Haaland has been a phenomenal striker at his age despite facing tough competition in the Bundesliga.

He has been garnering a ton of interest from much of Europe this summer as his release clause of £68 million ($94.7 million) becomes active the following summer.

Understandably, Dortmund wants to keep their young star for another year. But with Chelsea and other clubs in hot pursuit, they may have a difficult time keeping him.

With Dortmund seeming very unlikely to budge, it’s up to Chelsea to smash their club-record fee and field an offer that Dortmund cannot refuse if they really want Haaland this summer.

Chelsea has also identified another transfer target this summer. Should the club be unable to sign Haaland this summer, they will be setting their sights on Villareal’s Gerard Moreno as an insurance policy that they can still make an improvement on their offense.

If the German agrees to sign with Chelsea this summer, it would be the perfect opportunity for him as Olivier Giroud is expected to leave the team very soon after agreeing to personal terms to join AC Milan in Serie A.

Haaland is expected to reinforce the attacking line of the Blues alongside Timo Werner and Christian Pulisic, and the team will be looking at a more realistic shot at the English Premier League title after finishing fourth with 67 points.

The German is also reported to have agreed to join Real Madrid next summer, according to Italian journalist Alfredo Pedulla.

However, Real Madrid may not be able to reach Dortmund's £150 million ($211.7 million) price tag and will more likely make a move next summer.