Erling Haaland is fully expected to leave Dortmund this summer

As we are all well aware of by now, Chelsea, as well as a host of other top European clubs, are keen on signing Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this summer.

There are new stories circulating regarding this potential move on a daily basis, and we are often hearing contrasting reports.

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However, an interesting article regarding the transfer market this summer has been released by The Athletic this morning, with some Chelsea-specific reports and predictions.

Along with three of their top writers, they collaborated this article after speaking to senior figures across several Premier League and European clubs, as well as leading agents at home and overseas, and the sports business group at Deloitte.

They claim that United, Chelsea and Manchester City are all in the market for Haaland, and he is fully expected to leave Dortmund for a fee well over £100 million, and one of the top agents in the game says that a depressed transfer market will be no barrier to that kind of move happening.

Also quoted is…

“If you look at Chelsea, they have Thomas Tuchel, I think they will believe he is the man to win them the Premier League again. So I wouldn’t be surprised if they go and spend money — (Roman) Abramovich has got it.”