Borussia Dortmund signed one of the deadliest strikers in football in Erling Braut Haaland, but the club insists on patience in this next step of his career
Norwegian international Haaland was in the Austrian first division but really shot to prominence with his amazing Champions League form.
Dortmund snapped him up for a bargain 20 million Euros.
He has a phenomenal reputation.
While the Bundesliga side is expecting him to be prolific, they are airing on the side of caution.
They have a reputation for developing talent. Achraf Hakimi, Jadon Sancho, and Christain Pulisic immediately spring to mind.
So while Dortmund is confident he will be a hit at the club they are exercising caution and ask for patience with the 19-year-old.
In an interview reported by Goal, the club’s president Reinhard Rauball insists that they trust the player and are confident.
“He is 19 years old.”
“Give him a chance to develop.”
“We already trust him to help the team make a remarkable leap in performance.”
“He is positioned in such a way that we need to keep him from any negative noise coming from outside the club.”
“I am firmly convinced that he will settle at the club.”