Borussia Dortmund target Ajax star Sebastian Haller
When it comes to the transfer market, BVB are simply one of the best in the business.
Reports in the German media claim Borussia Dortmund are targeting Ajax striker Sebastian Haller.
The Ivory Coast international was signed by Ajax in January 2021 from West Ham United for a fee of 22.5 million euros. He has a contract until 2025 with the club.
The striker banged in 33 goals and provided 9 assists in 35 matches this season across all fronts showcasing just how influential he has been in the final third.
The 27-year-old is considered to be one of the best strikers in Ivory Coast. Haller has also left his mark at the international stage after netting 4 goals in 12 senior appearances for the Ivory Coast national team.
Sebastian Haller is set to be a man in demand in the summer transfer window, with a host of clubs queuing up to pursue his signature. His performances have seen him become the target of many European clubs including Borussia Dortmund.
Marco Rose wants to sign a new striker and Sebastian Haller is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.
The former West Ham man is a traditional number nine, having all types of finishes in his locker.
According to the report, “Ajax striker Sebastian Haller is on Borussia Dortmund’s shortlist of strikers for this summer. The Bundesliga giants are set to lose Erling Haaland to a European heavyweight, as the Norway forward has a release clause in his contract. According to Bild, there are already preparations underway to replace Haaland this summer. The source states that Haller, who has netted 33 goals in all competitions this term, could be BVB’s primary target. Sparta Prague’s Adam Hlozek and Bayer Leverkusen’s Patrick Schick are other possibilities.”
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Borussia Dortmund will have to present a really enticing offer to bring Ajax to the negotiating table. BVB have the resources to tempt them but it will be interesting to see if they are willing to overpay for the player.
Sebastian Haller ideal fit for Borussia Dortmund?
If Borussia Dortmund and Marco Rose are seriously considering a striker, Haller could also prove to be a smart option.
Sebastian Haller will be an ideal choice for Rose as he ticks all the right boxes in terms of what he demands from his attackers.
Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Dortmund.
It will be interesting to see whether BVB will make their move during the summer transfer window.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.