Dortmund chief: We have no pressure in selling Haaland
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Dortmund chief: We have no pressure in selling Haaland

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has admitted that the club is no rush to sell striekr Erling Haaland.

Haaland has been a revelation for the Bundesliga side since joining them from RB Salsburg and there have been reports that the player will leave next summer when a release clause in his contract becomes active.

It had been reported that Dortmund will feel compelled to sell Haaland, who has scored 11 goals in eight matches so far this season because they are listed on the stock exchange and will need to pay investors.

But speaking to Sport1, Watzke denied the reports: "It has not yet been decided whether he will really leave in the summer. We'll just have a look.

"I heard someone say: "They have to sell Haaland because they are listed on the stock exchange." This is all bulls**t. The decision whether someone is sold at our company is made by the management and only by the management."

Haaland who has scored 11 goals in eight matches so far this season has a release clause believed to be between £64million and £86m that will become active next summer.

Dortmund suffered a setback in the Bundesliga when they lost 1-0 at Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday.

They return to Champions League action at home to Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday night having won their group opener 2-1 against Besiktas.

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