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Saturday November 21 2020
Haaland wins Golden Boy Award

Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland has received the 2020 Golden Boy award as most promising young player in the world.

The trophy is handed out by newspaper Tuttosport after an intensive voting process, including a panel of global experts, to the player under the age of 21 who is most likely to break out and become a star.

Recent winners of the Golden Boy award have included Kylian Mbappé in 2017, Matthijs de Ligt in 2018 and Joao Felix in 2019.

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Thursday June 4 2020
Roma 'turned down Lautaro' in 2018

Former Roma director Monchi ‘turned down’ the chance to sign Lautaro Martinez from Racing Club in January 2018 for €8m, revealed an agent.

The striker eventually joined Inter for €25m in July that year, and is now part of a bidding war with Barcelona, Manchester United, Chelsea and Real Madrid at €111m.

“I had offered Lautaro Martinez to Roma in January 2018 for €8m,” agent and intermediary Luis Ruzzi told Tuttomercatoweb.

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Saturday May 23 2020
Milik now for Juve, Haaland later?

Tuttosport claim Juventus want Arkadiusz Milik from Napoli this summer, with a plan to purchase Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund a year later, but Real Madrid are there too.

The Bianconeri are seeking reinforcements in attack, with Gonzalo Higuain widely expected to move on.

Milik has emerged as the favourite, as he already worked with coach Maurizio Sarri at Napoli and his contract at the Stadio San Paolo expires next summer.

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Saturday May 16 2020
Haaland gets Bundesliga back on track

Football is back in Europe, as Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland scored the first Bundesliga goal after the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Bundesliga returned to the pitch this afternoon, the first major European league to get their fixtures back on track after a two-month lockdown.

With a sense of crushing inevitability, it was Haaland who was first to find the back of the net during Dortmund’s home game against Schalke 04.

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Saturday March 14 2020
Juventus still eyeing Haaland

Juventus are maintaining their interest in Erling Braut Haaland, according to German newspaper Bild, as he has a €75m release clause with Borussia Dortmund.

The 19-year-old Norwegian had already been linked with a Bianconeri move when he went from RB Salzburg to Dortmund in January for €20m plus a large commission.

He has continued his amazing scoring streak, now with 40 goals in 33 competitive club games this season, including 10 in eight Champions League appearances.

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Wednesday February 19 2020
Nela: 'Roma turned Haaland down'

Roma “were offered the chance to sign Erling Haaland for €4m two years ago and turned him down,” reveals director Sebino Nela.

Haaland shot to fame at RB Salzburg and earned a €20m plus numerous bonuses transfer to Borussia Dortmund in January.

He is shattering records this season, scoring 39 goals in 29 games for the two clubs, including 10 in just seven Champions League outings.

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Tuesday February 18 2020
CL: Dortmund and Atleti win first legs

Borussia Dortmund beat PSG 2-1 with an Erling Haaland brace, while Atletico Madrid’s early Saul Niguez tap-in proved enough to defeat Liverpool 1-0.

The first legs of the Champions League Round of 16 were played this evening with two home wins.

Saul Niguez reacted quicker than anyone when a Koke corner bounced off Fabinho into the six-yard box, giving Atleti the lead within five minutes at the Wanda Metropolitano.

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Wednesday February 5 2020
Raiola: 'I created the transfer market'

Agent Mino Raiola described the transfer market as a theatrical production that he “created,” but is now pushing for a “revolution” against FIFA and "this form of human trafficking."

The representative of players including Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Matthijs de Ligt is never one to shy away from controversy and made several headlines in his interview with Belgian site Sport/Voetbalmagazine.

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Monday January 20 2020
Immobile top of Golden Shoe charts

Lazio hitman Ciro Immobile has 23 goals in just 19 Serie A games, putting him out in front for the Golden Shoe 2019-20.

The award takes into account the difficulty of each European league, calculating a points system based on UEFA coefficients.

Immobile is currently out on top with 46 points (23 goals x difficulty coefficient 2), followed by Bayern Munich’s Robert Lewandowski and RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner on 40 (20 goals x 2).

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Tuesday December 31 2019
Raiola: 'United ruined Pogba!'

Mino Raiola hit out at Manchester United for “ruining” Paul Pogba, said Zlatan Ibrahimovic was “like Queen” and that Everton are “chuffed” with Moise Kean.

The transfer window has yet to reopen for the winter, yet Raiola has already been busy, negotiating Ibrahimovic’s return to Milan from LA Galaxy.

“Zlatan is back to have fun and entertain the world,” he told La Repubblica.

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