Red Bull Salzburg boss Jesse Marsch has admitted Erling Haaland was uncertain about moving away from the club prior to his Borussia Dortmund transfer.

The Norwegian striker completed a £35million switch to cap off an incredible breakthrough season in Austria.

Haaland opted to move to the Bundesliga giants despite interest from some of Europe’s elite, including Man Utd, Juventus and Real Madrid.

But the youngster had several doubts about leaving Salzburg, where he knew he was guaranteed first-team football.

“Erling was uncertain what to do and when,” he told Goal. “He knew that his role in Salzburg was special.

Haaland had reservations about leaving Salzburg
Haaland had reservations about leaving Salzburg

“Red Bull Salzburg was intrinsically important for his development.”

The 19-year-old followed former teammate Takumi Minamino out of the exit door, with the Japanese midfielder heading to the Premier League with Liverpool.

Minamino was six years Haaland’s senior…

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Erling Haaland was “uncertain what to do” before Borussia Dortmund transfer
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