Three-time European champions Manchester United are facing a serious threat from the German Bundesliga in their bid to sign Red Bull Salzburg striker Erling Haaland.
The Red Devils are in danger of losing the player to Champions League campaigners RB Leipzig who have made an offer for him according to sporting director Robert Knosche.
RB Leipzig’s sporting director confirmed that an offer has been made for the young striker in a chat with German newspaper, Kicker.
Manchester United have had Erling Haaland watched on a number of occasions this season with the Red Devils keen to sign him during the January transfer window.
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Erling Haaland is not new to Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer having played under him for Molde FC of Norway.
Solskjaer and Erling Haaland were at Molde together until December 2018 when the former replaced Jose Mourinho as the Manchester United manager.
Erling Haaland left Molde for Austrian Bundesliga champions Red Bull Salzburg in January 2019 and he has painted the whole of European football with goals especially this season.
The 19-year-old Norwegian international has scored 28 goals in 22 games in all competitions for Red Bull Salzburg with eight of those strikes coming in the Champions League where he’s the second topscorer behind Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski.