By Nathan Salt For Mailonline
Published: 09:14 GMT, 4 November 2020 | Updated: 09:21 GMT, 4 November 2020
Attempts to prise Erling Haaland out of Borussia Dortmund next summer look set to beee frustrated after the Bundesliga side confirmed their star striker does not have a release clause in his deal.
Th 20-year-old has continued to excel in black and yellow but Dortmund chief Hans-Joachim Watzke confirmed 'there is no such agreement' when asked if clubs can activate a release clause in 2021.
Erling Haaland will not have an active release clause in 2021, confirms Hans-Joachim Watzke
Dortmund are increasingly reluctant to offer immediate release clauses in contracts given the level of interest in the young players they develop.
Haaland not being available with a release clause in 2021 strengthens the club's