Borussia Dortmund have turned down Chelsea’s opening offer for superstar striker Erling Haaland, according to stunning reports.
A host of Europe’s elite clubs including Manchester City and Real Madrid have expressed an interest in signing Haaland this summer.
Sky Germanysay the Bundesliga outfit have turned down Chelsea’s offer, which included either Tammy Abraham or Callum Hudson-Odoi in part exchange.
Dortmund, though, have snubbed their offer as they remain hellbent on keeping the 20-year-old at the club.
Further reports claim Roman Abramovich has released £150 million for the Blues to use in a potential deal for the young phenom.
Haaland has been the subject of intense transfer speculation following an ultra-prolific campaign last season.
He scored a staggering 41 goals in all competitions, including 10 goals in the Champions League – two more than his nearest rival, Kylian Mbappe.
But his future is still clouded with uncertainty, with the Norway international stoking the transfer flames with a cryptic message when asked about his next career move.
Asked if he was staying at Dortmund, he replied by smiling and saying nothing, per Christian Falk.
— Christian Falk (@cfbayern) July 14, 2021
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