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‘Out of respect! as Haaland announces pressure with Chelsea ready to offer£500,000-a-week deal

‘Out of respect! as Haaland announces pressure with Chelsea ready to offer£500,000-a-week deal

According to latest reports, Chelsea have again been left on alert after target Erling Haaland has admitted that Borussia Dortmund are putting pressure on him to make a decision on his future

Haaland has a contract with Dortmund until 2024 but is understood to have a release clause that can be activated in the summer that would allow him to leave the club for around £65 million, far below his current market value.

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That has led to many reports in the media that all the biggest clubs in the game are eager to make a move at the end of the season and offer him a £500,000-a-week contract to leave the Bundesliga side.

It is no secret that Chelsea are long time admirers of the star and are looking at the possibility to adding a new forward to the attack in the summer, especially as Romelu Lukaku hits the headlines for all the wrong reasons.

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Now, amid all the speculation, Haaland says pressure from Borussia Dortmund to make a decision about his future is proving to be a distraction.: “The last six months, I have chosen not to say anything out of respect for Dortmund,” Haaland told Viaplay.

“But now the club has started to pressure me into making a decision, but all I want to do is to play football.

“But they press me to make a decision now about my future. So that means I have to make a decision soon.

“I have said from the beginning that I want to focus on football, because that is when I am at my best, not when other things come into my mind.

“Now they have put pressure for a while. So it is time to get things started. All I want to do is to play football, but I can’t do that now.”

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