Known for his outstanding finishing power Erling Haaland is one of the promising and lethal Strikers in Europe right now.
Having won the hearts of many, the Borussia Dortmund star is said to reign the world of spot after Christiano Ronaldo and Leonel Messi.
Mino Raiola, Erlings agent is said to have met Dortmund to talk about potential price to sell Haaland this summer.
With a release clause of around €75m which will be valid only in July 2022, and this summer many clubs are said to be in the race of securing Halaands services.
Chelsea is one of the clubs said to be chasing the star with the help of Roman Abravomich (Chelsea's Owner)
However, signing Haaland will bring more disaster at Stanford Bridge than the good in two, main ways.
Game time limitations for Timo and Havertz
With Timoh Warner having been signed as well Kai Havertz, adding another striker star will see the Germans duos game time limited.
Both Timo and Kai have been used recently as number 9 leading Chelsea's attack. Although the two are more versatile and can play other attacking roles, it will be clear that their game time will be under serious threat with Erling Haaland available.
Speaking ahead of weekends clash with West Brom ,Chelsea's boss Thomas Tuchel downplayed Haalands rumors.
"I will not answer that out of respect for the player, and Borussia Dortmund. There is big news around him and his agent. It seems like they are creating a race for the player, and I will fully accept this a player for Borussia Dortmund, a promising player of course.
But he isn't our player and is not in our squad. So, we will not comment on anything else regarding Haaland."
The Blues boss went ahead to show faith in Timo Warner,
“Yesterday, I sent him in from training because he wanted to do extra finishing with us. But I sent him in because it will come. The goals will come.”
Negative impact on Youth Development
Under Frank Lampard, Chelsea saw their academy Stars rise to senior team debuts in large numbers.
Manson Mount, Tammy Abraham, Reece James, Billy Gilmour and Callum Hudson-Odoi registered their names in the blues senior team.
Even with the appointment of Thomas Tuchel, the young lads have kept their standards. Manson Mount has been a regular stater under the new Chelsea's boss.
However, with Halaand coming, Timo Warner and Kai Havertz are likely to be shifted to the left and right flanks in Chelsea's attack limiting the chances of not only Chelsea's academic graduates, but also
Christian Pulisic and Hakim Ziyech.
Although Odoi and Manson can play as right backs and holding midfielder respectively, the two are good at advanced roles.
Tammy Abraham will have to compete with Halaand for number 9 roles, and that will mean less game time.
These among other concerns leaves a controversial debate, whether really Chelsea is in need of Halaands' services.
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