Barcelona manager Xavi meets Erling Haaland

According to Catalan outlet L’Esportiu, Barcelona head coach Xavi, club president Joan Laporta and club advisor Jordi Cruyff travelled to Germany this week to meet up with Erling Haaland.

The Borussia Dortmund striker is in Munich recovering from a muscle injury. Xavi and Jordi Cruyff spoke with the player to explain the club’s plan going forward.

Barcelona are aware of the competition for Haaland’s signature and have sent Xavi to meet the player and explain to him in person what kind of role he could have at Camp Nou in the medium to long term.

Barca rivals Real Madrid are also linked with a move for the Norwegian.

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