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Haaland opens door for BVB exit amid Man Utd, Chelsea links: I can't stay in my comfort zone

Manchester United and Chelsea target Erling Haaland has said he "won't stay in his comfort zone".

The Borussia Dortmund striker is one of the most wanted men in world football, following an amazing season in which he scored 41 goals in 41 appearances.

It is understood Dortmund are unwilling to sell Haaland this summer, but the 20-year-old has hinted he will leave in the future.

Haaland has told Icon Magazine: "I have been taking a couple of steps over the past few years and I think they have been good steps for me, personally, to get out of my comfort zone and to develop even more.

"I want to challenge myself in everything that I do. It's something I think about.

"It's also for everyone to always do this. People can sometimes be too comfortable staying in their 'zone' so I think it's important to get out of that."

He added: "I try to train as best I can and to deliver when I have to deliver and be prepared when I have to be prepared.

"That is how I feel about it. It's what I try to do. But it's also important not to get too stressed – to enjoy the game and to have fun. That's the most important thing. I always try to have fun.

"My career has already been going very fast but also at a speed that I like.

"It's true that I am young but I am setting myself goals all the time and I will do everything I can to achieve them."

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