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Borussia Dortmund wonderkid expresses desire to join Real Madrid or Barcelona

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Emre Mor
Emre Mor dribbles with teammate Mario Gotze

What’s the story?

Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Emre Mor has expressed his desire to one day play for Spanish giants Real Madrid or FC Barcelona. The 19-year-old moved to Signal Iduna Park in the summer transfer window and is among Europe’s most coveted youngsters.

Speaking in an interview with Hurriyet, Mor said: "Dortmund is one of the best teams in the world. I am learning a lot. I want to play for Real Madrid, to be a star. My biggest dream is to one day wear the Real Madrid jersey, even if it is a bit too early for it.I know myself and I think I could play for Barcelona, too. When? I do not know yet."

In case you didn’t know...

Mor is an attacking midfielder who grew up in Denmark before making his switch from Nordsjælland to Borussia Dortmund last summer. Ever since he has managed to make 15 appearances for the Westfalenstadion outfit, scoring one goal while assisting another 3.

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The 19-year-old is already a Turkish international and has notched up 10 appearances for them. He scored his first goal for his country against Moldova on Monday and is destined for big things in the future.

The heart of the matter

Mor is one of Europe’s most coveted youngsters and has courted interest from some of the biggest clubs across Europe. By revealing his desire to one day play for either Real Madrid or Barcelona, the 19-year-old has opened a gate for a move in the future. It will be interesting to see where the Turkish international finally ends up at.

What's next?

Mor is set to continue his development at Signal Iduna Park and is part of a very exciting squad of supremely talented youngsters which includes Ousmane Dembele, Christian Pulisic, Julian Weigl and Aleksander Isak among others.

Author’s Take

Playing for Real Madrid or Barcelona is the dream of any budding footballer and Emre Mor is no different. But the 19-year-old has a long way to go and has to prove himself day in day out to come to the level expected of a player who plays for either of the two Spanish giants. For now, the Turkish international should focus on the job at hand and strive to become one of the best in the world if he wants to earn a move to Spain.

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