Haaland sat out the international break with a groin problem.
Although he turned down Los Blancos last summer, he has been in contact with the club to let them know he is ready to sign for them, according to Diario AS. Real Madrid's management plans to sign Mbappe on a free transfer, but they will not allow themselves to be stood up again. While his desire to sign for Los Blancos is firm, there is still a question of whether they can afford him. Mbappe's current deal in France is significant, and it remains to be seen if Real Madrid will have the budget to match it.
Messi made a tearful farewell to Barcelona in 2021 after the Catalan club were unable to offer him a new deal amid major financial woes, instead signing a two-year contract with Paris St Germain which expires this summer.