Manchester United have been handed a potential boost in their pursuit ofErling Haalandafter Red Bull Leipzig admitted they might struggle to sign him.
Norway international Haaland has been hotly tipped to make a move in the January transfer window withUnitedand RB Leipzig two of the sides keen to complete a deal for the teenager.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaerhas spoken of his admiration for the RB Salzburg striker but it remains to be seen where Haaland will end up After the January transfer window.
However, Leipzig’s head of soccer, Oliver Mintzlaff, admits United could have an advantage in signing Haaland because of their greater financial strength.
“Yes , we met with him. We are interested in the player, great interest, “he told Sport1. “He listened to it, logically, and is very open to a move. He would like to change (clubs) in summer at the latest.
“It is not easy. There’s Manchester United, Juventus, Borussia Dortmund. There are a few other clubs as well.
“Of course, our club also has certain guard rails and limits. And I have named the clubs that compete, and there may be salary regions that we don’t want to go into. (The fee) is still manageable, but the package does not only consist of the transfer fee.
“It’s the same cliché again: we can buy everything and we can get everything and we can do everything. Unfortunately, we can’t, otherwise Haaland would already be with us. “