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Erling Haaland staying at Dortmund next season, says Zorc

Erling Haaland is admired by Europe's biggest clubs, but Borussia Dortmund are determined to keep the Norwegian striker for next season.

Haaland staying at Dortmund next season – Zorc makes big claim

Where will Erling Haaland play his football next season? It's one of the biggest transfer questions being asked, but it appears to now have a firm answer, from the Borussia Dortmund sporting director, Michael Zorc, who has claimed he's not going anywhere.

Haaland staying at Dortmund, says Zorc

The likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Champions League finalists Manchester City have been strongly linked with a move for the 20-year-old Norwegian striker.

Haaland joined Dortmund from Salzburg midway through the 2019-20 season and has scored a flood of goals for the Bundesliga side.

His double helped Dortmund beat RB Leipzig 4-1 in the DFB-Pokal final in Berlin on Thursday, and BVB chief Zorc has stressed he will be going nowhere in the near future.

Haaland is reported to have a clause allowing him to leave for a set price in the region of €75million at the end of next season, while his contract runs until 2024.

"We are still planning with him. He will play for us next season," Zorc told Sky Sport in Germany before Saturday's Bundesliga match at Mainz.

Haaland was not among the goals in a 3-1 Dortmund win, but did tee up Julian Brandt for BVB's final goal.