Borussia Dortmund has put out its feelers for attacker Jordan Larsson from the Russian first division club Spartak Moscow. According to information from SPOX and goal the 23-year-old is considered a potential substitute for top scorer Erling Haaland, should he leave the Black and Yellows after this or the next season.
In the current season, Larsson, whose contract in Moscow is dated until 2023, has twelve goals and five assists in 24 competitive games. The Swede was named Player of the Month in the Russian Premier League in March. In addition to the Westphalia, Premier League club West Ham is also vying for the services of the center forward.
Larsson is the son of the Swedish iconic goalscorer Henrik Larsson (including Celtic, Barcelona, Manchester United). In 2019, Larsson junior moved from IFK Norrköping to Moscow for a € 4 million transfer.
It remains to be seen whether and how long Borussia’s Haaland will be retained. Most recently, his father Alf-Inge’s European tour with advisor Mino Raiola caused a sensation. The two representatives of the 20-year-old traveled to Barcelona and Madrid, among others, for talks, and there were also meetings with representatives of top English clubs.
Haaland’s contract with fifth in the Bundesliga runs until 2024. However, a missed qualification for the premier class could lead to the Norwegian leaving.
BVB: Erling Haaland is spoiled for choice
Sebastian Kehl, head of the licensed player department at BVB, recently emphasized that Haaland is not expected to leave early: “Our position is clear: we are planning with Erling.”
The travel activities of Raiola and Haaland senior were “followed”, but Kehl referred to a “very, very good conversation with Raiola and dad” that the association had had a short time ago.