French giants PSG are plotting an extraordindary late move for Erling Haaland as they view the Borussia Dortmund star as the perfect replacement for Real Madrid bound Kylian Mbappe, reports the Daily Telegraph.
Mbappe is a long-standing target for Real Madrid and while they could secure his services on a free next summer, Los Blancos are keen to wrap up a deal for the Frenchman before Tuesday’s transfer deadline, as informs the source.
Indeed, Real Madrid have lodged a €180m move for Mbappe with that likely to be accepted in time for the deal to be completed this summer.
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And PSG have sounded out a move for Haaland as a replacement for Mbappe as they look maintain their strength in the final third.
Borussia Dortmund have remained confident that Haaland will remain at the club this summer despite intense speculation linking him with a move to Chelsea, who earlier this month signed Romelu Lukaku.
The 21-year-old has started the season impressively, scoring two and providing two assists in his two Bundesliga outings in 2021/22.