Michael Zorc: Erling Haaland fit to return to the team after Christmas break
Red Hot forward Erling Braut Haaland has been confirmed to be fit to return to the team after the Bundesliga Christmas break, according to Borussia Dortmund’s sporting director Michael Zorc.
The Norwegian striker has netted 17 goals in 14 appearances for the Bundesliga outfit this season before getting sidelined due to injury before their Champions League match against Lazio on December 12, a match which ended in 3-1 defeat.
Due to this, Haaland has missed out on six of Dortmund games, which included a 5-1 defeat at the hands of VfB Stuttgart and a 2-1 defeat against Union Berlin, which was the last Bundesliga game of 2020 for Dortmund in which www.rivernilecasino.com dropped many types of odds for the fans ahead of the kick-off.
In the absence of the Norwegian striker, BVB has dropped to the fifth position on the Bundesliga table, as the points extend to eight behind the current leaders and defending champions Bayern Munich.
Swiss manager Lucien Favre had to be the scapegoat for the team’s poor performances, as he was handed his resignation letter to part ways with the club, with Edin Terzic taking up his position as an interim manager.
The new manager has received an almost perfect welcome gift ahead of the club’s return to league action on January 3rd, with a match against Wolfsburg, as Haaland is walking the path of full recovery from his muscle injury since October.
The Yellow Wall chief Michael Zorc took to the media to deliver an update on the 20-year-old striker’s fitness on Tuesday to the press.
Speaking to BILD, Zorc said: “The rehab went very well. We assume that Erling can play again against Wolfsburg.”
The Norway international has always been linked with a big-money move away from Dortmund following his impressive start in Germany. Premier League giants Manchester United and Manchester City were reported to be among the big figure clubs interested in the player alongside La Liga champions Real Madrid.
All these big-money moves pointing him away from Dortmund couldn’t faze him as Haaland, who moved to Westfalenstadion for £18m from RB Salzburg in January, remains adamant that he is quite contented with the Yellow Wall outfit as he wishes to help them secure a silverware in the nearest future, which has got several best online casino ca thinking of the predictions to table to the fans considering that their hope for the Bundesliga title is not that bleak yet.
On Boxing Day, in an interview, Haaland told DAZN: “My biggest dream right now is to achieve something with Dortmund and that’s what I am working for.
“To try to give this to the club and to the fans because everyone in this club deserves this. I will do the best every time I can.
“The club bought me for a lot of money and the fans can expect me to give 100 percent. Borussia Dortmund is just the big dream I’m living. Achieving something with BVB is what I’m working for.”