Liverpool are going to have to sign a striker this summer. The Reds need to shake things up in the front line after the goals started drying up. According to AS in Spain, reported Liverpool target Erling Haaland has told Borussia Dortmund via his agent that he wants to leave this summer if the club don’t finish in the top four.
Liverpool need a striker
The front line needs freshening up.
Since the 7-0 thrashing of Crystal Palace in December the goals have dried up for the Reds.
It feels like forever since we saw the side put a few past the opposition in the league.
Low blocks have made chances hard to come by and our current number nine is the man with the clinical touch needed.
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We need a lethal finisher up top to convert these half chances.
Liverpool target Erling Haaland ultimatum
Back in November, Eurosport claimed Liverpool were one of the clubs leading the Erling Haaland chase.
There’ve been numerous links between the club and the player before and since.
The matter of whether or not he’d be going this summer has been up for debate, his release clause allegedly doesn’t kick in until 2022.
According to AS, Erling Haaland has told Borussia Dortmund that he wants to leave if the club don’t qualify for the Champions League this season.
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Liverpool signing Erling Haaland would be a dream.
However, all the signs were pointing towards the Reds preferring Kylian Mbappe if they were to make a megabucks marquee signing.
Should the Norwegian be on the move this summer then that could change Edwards’ plans.
The Dortmund star would likely come at a much cheaper cost than the PSG man, particularly if the Bundesliga side have to deal with the financial fallout of missing out on the Champions League.
Where Dortmund finish this season could prove decisive.