Chelsea legend means that signing Haaland may very well be a ‘catastrophe’

Chelsea legend Frank Leboeuf has claimed that the membership signing Erling Haaland may very well be a “catastrophe” if they do not get the balance proper.

Haaland was born in Leeds however his breakthrough in senior football in Norway got here with Byrne and Molde. This was earlier than he joined Red Bull Salzburg in August 2018.

The striker scored 29 instances from just 28 video games in all competitions for the Austrian team. This included eight goals from just six Champions League appearances.


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Regardless of the likes of Manchester United and Juventus, Haaland joined Borussia Dortmund in December 2019.

His unbelievable type of goal scoring has continued since his move to the Bundesliga. He presently has 49 goals from 49 video games for Dortmund. This consists of 33 of 31 outings this season.

The striker has shone within the Champions League this season, netting ten instances in six video games. This has seen him turn out to be the fastest player ever to succeed in 20 goals within the competition.

Haaland has been linked with a move away from Dortmund earlier than this summer season. Chelsea and Manchester City are amongst those that are said to have an interest.

However the Leboeuf Blues legend advised Sky Sports activities, as quoted by The Mirror, that his former team must be cautious of signing Haaland:

“Haaland is a beast. In fact it could be a bonus for Chelsea. However now it’s important to assume financially and economically, and you additionally should assume and make positive your dressing room goes to be following the coach.

“For those who put Haaland (within the team) you lose [Olivier] Giroud, however you would possibly get lost [Kai] Havertz, you would possibly miss Werner too. What about [Christian] Pulisic? The place do you go to play [Hakim] Ziyech?

“That is an equation that it’s important to make positive it will work and the outcomes are going to be good for the membership.

“You possibly can add talent, that is not a problem. However it’s important to make positive the chemistry works.

“In any other case it goes for catastrophe. Having talent alone doesn’t assure that you will win one thing. ”

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