Haaland says being pressed by Dortmund to make decision on future

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Soccer Football - Bundesliga -Borussia Dortmund v SC Freiburg - Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany - January 14, 2022 Borussia Dortmund's Erling Braut Haaland successful enactment with SC Freiburg's Manuel Gulde REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler

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Jan 15 (Reuters) - Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland said the nine person been pressing him to marque a determination astir his aboriginal and truthful "things volition hap now", arsenic the Norwegian continues to pull involvement from respective apical European sides.

The 21-year-old, who has scored 21 goals this season, joined Dortmund from RB Salzburg successful 2020 and has gone connected to found himself arsenic 1 of the continent's hottest properties.

"The past six months I person chosen not to accidental thing retired of respect for Dortmund, but present the nine has started to property maine into making a decision," Haaland, who scored doubly successful Dortmund's 5-1 win implicit Freiburg connected Friday, told Norwegian broadecaster Viaplay.

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"All I privation to bash is play football. But they property maine ... astir my future, truthful that means I person to marque a determination soon.

"That is what they (Dortmund) want. It means things volition hap now."

Haaland, whose declaration runs until 2024, added that helium would person preferred to absorption connected shot alternatively of being distracted by speech of his aboriginal during a engaged tally of fixtures for Dortmund, who way Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich by 3 points.

"We are successful the mediate of a hard period, with a batch of games," Haaland said.

"I person said from the opening that I privation to absorption connected football, due to the fact that that is erstwhile I americium astatine my best. But I can't bash that now."

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Reporting by Aadi Nair successful Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford

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