What They're Saying: Mino Raiola

"It is obvious that everyone sees Erling as one of the new potential stars of the future, because what he has done at his age is very unique. He will be one of the stars of the next decade because we are at a stage where which we are starting to ask how long players like [Zlatan] Ibrahimovic, [Cristiano] Ronaldo and [Lionel] Messi have left. Therefore, everyone is waiting on the new generation. Only 10 clubs can afford to sign Haaland and give him the setting that he would like to be in after Dortmund. Four of those clubs are in England. I don't believe that there is a single sporting director or coach in the world who would say: 'I am not interested.' It is like asking yourself whether any Formula 1 team would be interested in having Lewis Hamilton."

-- Mino Raiola, the agent for Borussia Dortmund forward Erling Haaland, on interest for 20-year-old Norwegian. Haaland's release clause in his Dortmund contract will be triggered in 2022, but there is speculation that Dortmund will try to sell him this summer if it doesn't qualify for the UEFA Champions League, in which it has played nine of the last 10 seasons. (BBC Sport)
1 comment about "What They're Saying: Mino Raiola".
  1. R2 Dad, March 4, 2021 at 11:43 a.m.

    I don't believe that there is a single sporting director or coach in the world who would say: 'I am not interested.' 


    Sporting directors might be interested in the player, but are NOT interested in dealing with Mino Raiola--professional parasite/agent.

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