Report: Liverpool and Tottenham fighting for Erling Braut Haaland

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur and Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool embrace after the UEFA Champions League Final between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Estadio...

Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly battling for Erling Braut Haaland.

Erling Haaland of Salzburg looks on after the UEFA Champions League match between RB Salzburg and KRC Genk at Red Bull Arena on September 17, 2019 in Salzburg, Austria.

According to the Daily Star, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are in the race to sign Red Bull Salzburg striker Erling Braut Haaland in 2020.

Haaland, 19, became a sensation in his native Norway with Molde, hitting 20 goals in 50 games to earn himself a move to Austria.

Huge clubs wanted him before that move anyway, but he decided to make a gradual step up, and it's really paying off for the teenage striker.

 

In 11 games this season, Haaland has already smashed 18 goals and five assists, becoming the most wanted young striker in Europe off the back of his start to life at Salzburg.

Now, it's claimed that Liverpool and Tottenham have joined the race for Haaland, competing with Manchester United and Juventus for his signature either in January or next summer.

Haaland was only a substitute against Liverpool last week, but still managed to score at Anfield as the Reds battled their way to a 4-3 win over the Austrian side.

Erling Haaland of Salzburg celebrates after scoring their 3rd goal during the UEFA Champions League group E match between Liverpool FC and RB Salzburg at Anfield on October 2, 2019 in...

Tottenham need a target man after letting Fernando Llorente leave, and the 6ft 4in Haaland would fit the bill for Mauricio Pochettino's side, whilst giving him another young striker to work with.

Having Harry Kane, Troy Parrott and Haaland would give Spurs a frontline to fear for years to come, but whether they can fend off Liverpool remains to be seen.

Mauricio Pochettino, Manager of Tottenham Hotspur and Jurgen Klopp, Manager of Liverpool embrace after the UEFA Champions League Final between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Estadio...

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