Norway international Erling Haaland has said that he made the choice to join Borussia Dortmund during the winter transfer window and he has no desire of leaving the Bundesliga outfit anytime soon.
The 19-year-old was the subject of high-profile interest from the likes of Manchester United during the first half of the season, but he eventually made the switch to Dortmund from Red Bull Salzburg.
The teenager had scored a sublime tally of 29 goals from 27 outings for his former club and he has continued to maintain an impressive scoring record with 16 goals from his 18 appearances for Dortmund.
As a result, there have already been suggestions that the youngster could pursue a high-profile move to either Real Madrid or Liverpool, but he appears content to stay put at BVB.
Speaking to the Funke Media Group (h/t Goal.com), Haaland insisted that he does not like to ponder about the future and he is someone who prefers to evaluate his career on a regular basis.
The Norwegian added that he had a clear stance when he made the decision to join Dortmund and he is not looking at the prospect of parting ways with the club after just six months.
“I don’t think much about the future, I live in the present and decide what is best for my career at each specific moment. So I joined Dortmund in winter with a lot of conviction,” He told.
“They are one of the best teams in the world, I have signed a long contract and I have practically just arrived. So now I don’t think about leaving at all.“
Haaland has more than four years remaining on his contract and Dortmund are in a strong position to keep hold of him until 2022, where a £63m buy-out clause will become active, as agreed during his transfer.
There is the possibility that Haaland may consider leaving during that period but for now, the club have no concerns over his future and will be hoping that he can enhance their title prospects next term.
Dortmund were only four points behind Bayern Munich when the Bundesliga season resumed last month, but they ended the campaign another nine points behind the Bavarian giants.
Lucien Favre’s side suffered their joint-worst defeat of the season in the final matchday as they were convincingly beaten 4-0 at home by Hoffenheim. Andrej Kramaric scored a stunning quadruple within 50 minutes.
Stats from Transfermarkt.com