He said on his story: “Haaland, ain’t going Spurs mate. He’s at Dortmund. Why would he go Spurs, no chance.”
The former Manchester United and England central defender may have a point. For starters, Haaland only joined Borussia Dortmund in the January transfer window from RB Salzburg so moving again after only being at the German club for a few months seems unlikely.
Secondly, given the Norwegian international’s goal scoring exploits this season, it may take an astronomical fee to prize him out of Dortmund. Spurs, who are currently seven points off fourth-placed Chelsea, could also fail to qualify for the Champions League, which could make convincing Haaland to join an even more difficult task.
He has scored 40 goals and provided a further nine assists in just 33 games in all competitions for both Salzburg and Dortmund this term combined, as per Transfermarkt, and with those kinds of stats the 19-year old should arguably be playing Champions League football.
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Lastly, Daniel Levy may not give Jose Mourinho the funds that the Portuguese coach would need if he wanted to pull this move off. In an article from Football.London, it suggests that the chairman may decide against spending big in the summer if it risks ruining the financial stability of the club.
So all in all, it is easy to see where Ferdinand is coming from.
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