Erling Haaland in a match of Borussia Dortmund


The truth about Haaland and Braithwaite: Two strikers, different price

Published:19/02/2020 - 09:25h

Updated:19/02/2020 - 17:16h

Erling Haaland shone again on Tuesday in the Champions League, and blew criticism against Barça. This is the truth about the cases of the norwegian and Martin Braithwaite, two strikers with a different price

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The Champions League returned this Tuesday, and left a painful defeat of the PSG in his visit to the Borussia Dortmund. The eliminatory of eighth of final begins to decant of the side of the Germans, that did not fail home and subjected to the Frenchmen. Although Neymar recortó distances after a big played of Kylian Mbappé, the true star of the night was Erling Braut Haaland, that certified a doublet demoledor.

After the exhibition of the young in the Signal Iduna Park exploded the criticisms against the FC Barcelona, that has him descartado several times. The Catalans analysed his file and valued his incorporation in at least two oacsiones, but finally opted for saying 'no'. Especially sangrante is the last of them, that arrived does scarce weeks in full research of a nine to cover to Luis Suárez and Ousmane Dembélé.

Of the Norwegian have said a lot of things, and the main indictment bases in his price, very similar to the of Martin Braithwaite. Officially, the germanos credited 20 million euros to the RB Salzburgo to do with his services, the same quantity that appears in the clause of rescission that protects to the Leganés. After receiving the 'OK' of the Spanish Federation and LaLiga, the Barcelona pose tie immediately to the Danish.

But the truth is that in addition to odiosas, the comparisons are not hit, because there is much more in the case of the ariete of Leeds. It is true that his potential and his present, to sportive level, turn him into an authentic bargain, but in the negotiations there were several requirements that remained buried. It does not be necessary obviar, this yes, that if they have all in account, the Scandinavian is not the 'gift' that it can seem.

The commissions and the conditions that imposed Haaland and his surroundings braked to the culés and to other big, that left free road to the Dortmund so that it remained it to him. Manchester United and Juventus also asked, but braked in dry when knowing the total total of the operation. In Italy confirm that, in addition to the 20 'kilos' announced, his father carried other 8, the commission of Mino Raiola fell a commission of 15 millions and the tip embolsa more than 8 by each one of the five seasons that signed, what approaches the real figure to the 85 million euros and does him rondar the 100 with taxes. This by not speaking of the clause of exit that imposed from 2021...

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In these circumstances, and explaining that the profile of Haaland does not convince to the Barça, his descarte seems much more intelligible. The disclosure of the campaign 2019-20 is a nine pure and hard, enough far of what is Luis Suárez, an expert inside the area but also with capacity to resolve out of her, what looks for in the City Condal to give him relief. It does not go to be easy, but there are players more alike.

The Catalans do not save of a planning, what less, doubtful, that has weakened them in full fight by the titles. The forecasts veraniegas failed to measure that went accumulating the injuries, and the situation aggravated in winter because it played everything to a letter -the one of the recovery of Dembélé- and left escape to several youngsters without bringing any suitable reinforcement for the first team and the filial.

But in the middle of this madness, Braithwaite, or his alternatives, fit with what are, a 'patch' until a summer that will be key. To final of course contemplates a big investment by a leading centre in conditions, with Lautaro Martínez like absolute priority. It consigns it current is to look for a temporero that do not cost too much and that afterwards can be repositioned at good cost, something that could confirm with the Danish. The rest, as it is used to to happen, are only speculations, although it is necessary to have all the data to be able to judge the history to the complete.

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