Dortmund find a replacement for Haaland, Eredivisie top scorer Sebastien Haller

Haller scored a pair of goals against Dortmund in Ajax’s two UCL group stage wins last season.

Borussia Dortmund have reportedly made their first bid for Ajax striker Sebastian Haller, valued at €33 million. While Ajax asked for the highest five million. The deal could potentially close at €35 million.

As reported Football International, Dortmund will seal Haller’s transfer in the coming days at €35 million. The player is also believed to be leaving Ajax this summer even though he is still under contract until June 2025.

Having failed at West Ham, Haller impressed with Ajax after being signed for €22.5 million in January 2021. The 27-year-old spearhead won the Eredivisie top scorer in the 2021/22 season with a score of 21 goals.

While in the Champions League last season, the Ivory Coast national team player was able to score 11 goals in eight matches.

Dortmund have the urgency to sign a replacement striker for Erling Haaland, who left for Manchester City in a €60 million deal.

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Ajax hope to reinvest some of Haller’s transfer money to make Brian Brobbey, who is currently on loan from RB Leipzig, permanent.

De Amsterdammers are also reportedly considering signing young Bayern Munich striker Joshua Zirkzee, who is still on loan from Anderlecht, where he scored 16 goals in 38 Belgian Pro League games last season.

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