Football news - Bayern Munich cannot afford Erling Haaland transfer fee, says next CEO Oliver Kahn
German champions Bayern Munich are not even thinking about signing Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland as they cannot afford the transfer fee after the coronavirus pandemic, the club's next CEO Oliver Kahn said. Kahn, is due to take over as club CEO when Karl-Heinz Rummenigge leaves at the end of the year.
Bayern Munich's Polish forward Robert Lewandowski (L) and Dortmund's Norwegian forward Erling Braut Haaland gesture during the German first division Bundesliga football match between FC Bayern Munich and BVB Borussia Dortmund in Munich, southern Germany,
Bayern Munich's next CEO Oliver Kahn has said that the club will not be able to afford Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland.
The 20-year-old Haaland has scored 37 goals and recorded 11 assists in all competitions this season and has been linked with a move to several top European sides, with his agent Mino Raiola meeting with officials from various clubs.
Kahn, who is to take over as club CEO when Karl-Heinz Rummenigge leaves at the end of the year, said the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic means Bayern are unable to sign the Norway forward.