Erling Haaland has reportedly already decided on a dream transfer to Real Madrid in the future.
The Borussia Dortmund striker is one of the most sought-after players in world football after a fantastic 18-month spell in the Bundesliga.
Haaland only cost Dortmund a fee of around €20million (£17.2million) in January 2020, but will already fetch a fee worth many multiples of that with the top clubs in Europe said to be interested.
Chelsea are among a host of teams including Manchester United, Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid who are all thought to hold a serious interest in the 20-year-old.
However, according to Marca, Haaland has already decided that he wants to play for Real Madrid in the future – it will just depend on where his agent Mino Raiola decides is the best fit for the striker after leaving Dortmund.
Manchester United are known to have made Haaland their top target for the summer, while Chelsea are also thought to be interested despite the arrival of Timo Werner from RB Leipzig last summer.
Whether United will be content to deal with Raiola again following highly publicised fall outs with the ‘super agent’ over his handling of Paul Pogba’s future.
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Real Madrid are apparently targeting moves for both Haaland and PSG star Kylian Mbappe in the summer – and the transfers will apparently be independent of each other, with Real possessing enough funds to complete each deal.
Dortmund have reportedly not yet set a price on a departure for Haaland yet, and the striker will apparently have to convince Dortmund leaders to enter a negotiation to sell him.
Whether Chelsea will be able to convince him to move to Stamford Bridge among the litany of clubs chasing him remains to be seen.