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Sport No plans to let Haaland leave Dortmund amid transfer speculation – Zorc

08:00  27 november  2020
08:00  27 november  2020 Source:   goal.com

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Borussia Dortmund director Michael Zorc has dismissed the ongoing transfer rumours surrounding Real Madrid-linked striker Erling Haaland . However, Zorc is paying no attention to the speculation surrounding the ex-Salzburg star's future, as he told a press conference ahead of BVB's Bundesliga

Borussia Dortmund director Michael Zorc has dismissed the ongoing transfer rumours surrounding Real Madrid-linked striker Erling Haaland . However, Zorc is paying no attention to the speculation surrounding the ex-Salzburg star's future, as he told a press conference ahead of BVB's Bundesliga

Borussia Dortmund are planning a long-term future with star Erling Haaland as sporting director Michael Zorc dismissed the ongoing transfer speculation.

a man holding a football ball: Erling Haaland in action for Borussia Dortmund © Alexandre Simoes/Borussia Dortmund via Getty Image Erling Haaland in action for Borussia Dortmund

Haaland has enjoyed a rapid rise to stardom, cementing his status as one of football's most lethal forwards since swapping Salzburg for Dortmund in January amid links to Real Madrid, Manchester United and Juventus.

The 20-year-old – crowned the 2020 Golden Boy winner – became the quickest player to 15 Champions League goals in the competition's history after opening the scoring in Tuesday's 3-0 win over Club Brugge.

Dortmund's Haaland crowned 2020 Golden Boy

  Dortmund's Haaland crowned 2020 Golden Boy Erling Haaland graced Saturday's Tuttosport front page as the best player aged 21 or under from a top-tier league in Europe. And Norway international Haaland – the leading contender – graced Saturday's front page of Tuttosport, beating the likes of Dortmund team-mate Jadon Sancho, Bayern Munich's Alphonso Davies, Manchester United forward Mason Greenwood and Barcelona sensation Ansu Fati to the award. Haaland scored 44 goals across all competitions in 2019-20 – 16 of those coming in 18 appearances after a mid-season move from Austrian champions Salzburg to Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund.

Michael Zorc believes Dortmund have enough firepower in their Erling Haaland -led attack, though Jadon Sancho leaving would change things. Borussia Dortmund see no need to sign a back-up to goalscoring prodigy Erling Haaland . Norway striker Haaland has been a revelation since moving to

Borussia Dortmund will not sign a backup for their main striker Erling Haaland , the club's sports director Michael Zorc said, pointing to a record goal haul in the league last The 20-year-old has been linked with several top Premier League clubs. "If he goes, then we would need to act," Zorc said.

Haaland finished with a brace as he took his tally to 16 through 12 games in the Champions League, surpassing Ruud van Nistelrooy and Roberto Soldado with seven matches to spare.

Norway international Haaland has 10 goals through seven Bundesliga matches this season, and 17 across all competitions in 2020-21 – including a Champions League-high six strikes.


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As Haaland continues to attract interest from Europe's elite, Zorc addressed the player's future, with reports he has a €75million (£67m) release clause that is set to become active in 2022.

"I am happy when [Erling Haaland's] enthusiasm is high, because it means that he plays well for us and we have all done a good job," Zorc told reporters ahead of Saturday's Bundesliga fixture against Cologne.

"I don't have to say anything to the other managers, because of course we are planning for the long term with Erling.

"He plays well for us and he hasn't been with us that long, not even one year. In this respect, I would like to see him with us for a while yet."

Since joining Dortmund at the start of 2020, Haaland has scored 33 goals in just 31 appearances for the German giants.

Haaland has netted 23 times in just 22 Bundesliga matches for Dortmund, who are second and a point adrift of defending champions Bayern Munich through eight matchdays.

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