‘You never know what will happen’: Erling Haaland’s father refuses to completely rule out a move at the end of the season but insists his son’s goal is to win trophies with Borussia Dortmund
- Erling Haaland has become one of the most coveted young players in Europe
- The striker has netted 27 goals in 29 games since joining Dortmund in January
- His father Alf-Inge insists he is currently happy and fully committed to the club
- However, he admits that he cannot promise his long-term future lies there
Haaland has come to be recognised as one of the most coveted young players in the world after making a stunning start to life in Germany, netting 27 goals in 29 appearances for Dortmund.
Manchester United are among the elite European clubs interested in him and Haaland Sr accepts you never know what can happen in football.
Erling Haaland’s father Alf-Inge (L) admits you never know what will happen in football
‘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.’
Asked if the close season could bring about a move, he added: ‘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 made a stunning start to life at Dortmund since signing from Red Bull Salzburg