Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland has insisted he is not thinking about leaving the club in the near future, ruling out the possibility that clubs such as Real Madrid or Manchester United could pursue the Norwegian teenager this summer. are trying
Haaland only joined Dortmund from Red Bull Salzburg in January, having chosen the club as he felt it was best to continue his rapid development and would provide the best opportunities.
Holland has scored 44 goals this season / DeFodi Images/Getty Images
Although he is now playing at a higher level in Germany than in Austria, the youngster has maintained his incredible goalscoring form. He has netted 16 times in 17 games for Dortmund, taking his tally for the season to 44 in just 39 appearances.
Notably, Holland doesn’t even turn 20 until next month.
Manchester United tried to sign him before opting for Dortmund and are still in need of a new long-term striker, while Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain have also been linked. But for now, Holland is firmly committed to Dortmund.
“I live in the moment,” he told WAZ, refusing to think too far ahead. “I’ve just arrived in Dortmund and I’m not planning to leave yet.”
Holland’s Dortmund contract / TF-Images/Getty Images has a release clause
Holland is believed to have a release clause in his Dortmund contract that will ultimately limit what the Bundesliga can sell him when it comes time to cash in.
The figure is rumored to be in the region of €70m to €75m, which is between £63m and £68m. Given its current level of production and its long-term potential, this could be a great deal for a buyer. However, this provision is not expected to become operational until 2022.
Even if Dortmund do eventually sell the Dutchman for as much as €75m, the club will have made a decent profit to reinvest in the squad – which only cost €20m to sign him in the first place. have done
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