FC Barcelona phenom Pedri has claimed he would love to see reported Liverpool target Erling Haaland join the Catalan giants this summer.
Talking to GSFNThe Spain international showed he is keen to play alongside Europe’s best players at Barcelona, with Haaland bagging for Norway in a 2-0 friendly win over Slovakia this week.
The La Liga side are one of many clubs interested in signing Haaland Mundo Deportivo also reports that Liverpool are on the hunt for the Borussia Dortmund star who is set for a big move this summer.
With the futures of Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah up in the air, Haaland could be a potential replacement for both Liverpool attackers this summer, with the Reds a likely target for the 21-year-old forward.
But for Pedri, who has one Get out clause itself of €1bn (£840m)he is keen for Barcelona to win the race for Haaland, with Xavi Hernandez likely to target a striker this summer.
The Spain international said: “It’s a club thing, it’s a commitment the club makes. But Haaland has spectacular qualities, almost everything he touches turns into goals. I hope he can come because I’ve always said I want the best [players] in Barcelona.”
Pedri’s admiration for Haaland could see Barcelona beat Liverpool
Haaland’s future is arguably the biggest mystery and most enticing narrative of the summer transfer window and while Liverpool could easily overtake Barcelona financially, Pedri’s comments certainly work in Xavi’s side’s favour.
After all, the 19-year-old is one of the best teenagers in world football and Pedri’s eagerness for Haaland to sign for Barcelona could see Liverpool miss out on the Bundesliga sensation despite the factors in the Merseyside club’s favour.
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