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Haaland exit claim

Germany legend Lothar Matthaus believes Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Haaland is ready for the next step in his career.

Haaland has established himself as one of the best strikers in Europe over the last year, despite his young age, after enjoying a meteoric rise in the game.

Liverpool are just one of a number of clubs from across Europe to be linked with the forward, and Matthaus believes a move is not far away.

He said:

“This positivity that he radiates, radiates on the team which is why I think that someday, Haaland will not be playing at Dortmund anymore and will make the next step.

“He is already ready and we are proud to have him in the Bundesliga.

“Dortmund need to be pleased to have gotten him because he is a striker that fits to a club with such emotions.

“At the age of 20, he is a machine. He is a flying striker.

“He brings a positive energy in the team while also scoring goals. He is irreplaceable.”

Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund
Erling Haaland of Borussia Dortmund