Haaland and Real Madrid’s billion-dollar release clauses
The representative of Manchester City’s Norwegian striker spoke about her players and the astronomical figures associated with them.
Rafaela Pimenta stands as one of the most influential agents in the football world, with her represented players boasting a combined market value of €385.35 million, according to Transfermarkt. Among them, Erling Haaland is undoubtedly the most highly valued. The status of the Norwegian and his release clause remains a hot topic in the market. Speaking to Calciomercato, Pimenta discussed the value of the Manchester City forward, also referencing Rodrygo’s recent contract renewal.
Haaland’s contract release clause
“After my statement, I read rumours talking about a €1 billion release clause that Real Madrid would have set for a player [referencing Rodrygo],” she said. “In any case, for Erling, I wasn’t referring only to his transfer fee but to everything that revolves around him: clubs, sponsors, jerseys. Certainly, Haaland’s journey will reach these figures.
“Regarding the clause, it’s a way for the clubs to say, ‘I decide,’ but I believe that if we want a calm future, we must engage in dialogue.”
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