Jose Enrique has told Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland on Instagram that he is always welcome at Liverpool after the Liverpool Echo quoted the Norwegian saying that the Reds are the “best team in the world”.
Haaland, 20, continues to stun Bundesliga fans and pundits alike after netting five goals in his first five appearances of 2020-21. He now has a whopping 21 goals in just 23 games for Dortmund, since his £17million move to the German side.
The Evening Standard claim Haaland has a £68million exit clause in his Dortmund contract, but that clause will only come into play in 2022. It means Haaland is likely to remain at Dortmund until then.
Haaland faced Liverpool in the Champions League last term and footage has emerged of Haaland speaking about Liverpool before the game, as quoted by the Echo: “The best team in the world.. very good fans, stadium, atmosphere, everything.”
Enrique reacted on Instagram to Haaland’s apparent comments, stating the powerful striker is always welcome at Anfield as he continues to rip up numerous scoring records. He already has six Norway goals in seven caps.
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Haaland on LFC when walking out at Anfield for redbullsalzburg last year: "The best team in the world. Very good fans, stadium, atmosphere, everything. So now it's a dream coming true to be playing here. Whenever you want mate you are more than welcome to come and play for us @erling.haaland 😉❤️🔴 #LiverpoolFC #haaland
TBR’s view – Haaland doesn’t fit right now, but Liverpool should sign
The Reds are renowned for using a false-nine kind of striker in Roberto Firmino, meaning a centre-forward such as Haaland would not fit with the Reds. But if they are given the chance to sign Haaland when his release clause activates, they should.
Forget whether he fits in to the Liverpool side, if Klopp has the chance to raid his old side, then he should look to try a new style and incorporate the speed and power of Haaland. He would be a game-changing, title-winning addition for the Reds.