Father of Borussia Dortmund forward Alf-Inge Haaland has revealed that his son Erling Haaland is not interested in leaving the Bundesliga club amid transfer links.
Erling Haaland wants to win trophies with Borussia Dortmund and not thinking of an exist says his father Alf-Inge Haaland.
The 20-year-old joined Dortmund from RB Salzburg in last year January transfer window and has a blistering start at Signal Iduna Park, scoring 27 goals in 29 games in all competitions for the club.
With a goal conversion rate of (62.5 percent), better than Robert Lewandowski (53.9 percent), though the Bayern striker has 5 more goals than him this season.
The Norway international has been linked with a move to top European clubs, but Alf-Inge Haaland has dismissed such claims.
“When you play well, it’s only logical that big clubs knock on your door, but we’re talking about speculation here,” he told SPORT1.
“At the moment it’s not in Erling’s or my head that another club will be vying for him. We signed a long contract with Dortmund and they have a fantastic team for Erling right now. We don’t want to look any further ahead.”
When he was asked about a possible move at the end of the season to elite European club he replied”You never know what will happen. We haven’t talked about such a step yet. I think he would like to win some trophies with Dortmund. That is his goal.
“Erling can still achieve a lot in Germany and make great progress. Moving abroad is not a priority for us.
“I sometimes think he wants to and can assert himself in any league. At the moment, he is happy in the Bundesliga and focused on Dortmund. He just wants to be a better player and doesn’t look too far ahead.”
Haaland has been linked with a move to Manchester United, we’re he hopes to reunite with his former boss at Molde, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.