MANCHESTER CITY star Erling Haaland has told Jude Bellingham to join him at the club, according to reports.
The pair played together at Borussia Dortmund and the Norwegian goal machine is keen for Bellingham to follow him and sign for the Premier League champions.
Jude Bellingham has some of Europe’s top clubs fighting for his signatureCredit: Getty
Erling Haaland will hope to convince Jude Bellingham to follow in his footsteps and join Pep Guardiola’s sideCredit: EPA
The 19-year-old midfielder is attracting interest from a number of clubs as well as City including Real Madrid, Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United.
Reports suggest that Haaland is trying to do his bit to convince the English midfielder to make the move but he is keeping his options open.
Real Madrid are confident they will sign him for less than £100million and they lead the race with Liverpool, claims journalist Ben Jacobs.
SunSport have exclusively revealed he could be available for just £83million in the summer if the fee is paid up front.
Reports also say that Chelsea are keeping tabs on Bellingham and could offer a deal Dortmund are a fan of from a financial perspective.
As for Man Utd, a deal is likely to only happen if they are in the Champions League.
Rumours state however that Dortmund sporting director Sebastian Kehl is ready to offer him a new contract after the World Cup to deflect interest.
Despite his age he is one of the most important parts of the team for the Bundesliga club – playing 90 minutes in all of their 11 matches this season in all competitions.
The ex-Birmingham youngster has featured 101 times for Dortmund scoring 13 times.
He also became the club’s and league’s youngest ever captain wearing the armband for the first time at the weekend.
Bellingham is also integral for England and is expected to start at the World Cup having won 17 caps already.
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