Erling Haaland, Dortmund star, is Real Madrid’s major transfer target this summer

Erling Haaland, Dortmund star, is Real Madrid’s major transfer target this summer

- Erling Haaland is now the major target for Real Madrid

- The 19-year-old has scored 12 goals since joining Dortmund in January

- Los Blancos are looking to reinforce their attack with the lad

The La Liga giants are in desperate need of a striker to complement Karim Benzema’s effort upfront and Erling Haaland is now their major priority in the summer transfer window, Mirror reports.

Los Blancos have a poor goal record since Cristiano Ronaldo left for Juventus despite signing Eintracht Frankfurt’s Luka Jovic for a massive £62million.

Top Spanish outlet Marca reports that Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is also not confident playing Mariano as an alternative, with Benzema also not getting the goals as usual.

The French international forward has managed just one goal in his last seven matches, a situation which worries the management of the club. They are desperate in bringing in another striker to support him.

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They have reached a unanimous decision and Haaland is their main target. The Norweigian has netted 12 goals since his move to Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund in January.

It was gathered that Real Madrid have to meet up with the 19-year-old’s release clause of £63m to land him at the Bernabeu in the summer.

Barcelona currently lead the La Liga standings with 58 points from 27 matches while Real Madrid are second with 56 points.

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The former Wolfsburg of Germany attacker has continued to attract interests from top European managers barely on year in France.

The 21-year-old forward has scored 13 goals and four assists in 23 French League appearances in his debut season for Lille. Having scored a total of 18 and six assists in 38 matches across competitions so far this campaign, the Super Eagles striker boasts of at least a goal per match.

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Los Blancos are hoping they can bring the former youth international as the perfect replacement for Karim Benzema.

Although they will have to rival current European champions Liverpool who are also monitoring the forward's progress in France.

Manchester United have also shown interest in the forward as they hope to fortify their attack for competition next campaign.

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