Swansea City defender Mike van der Hoorn says he has received interest from other clubs but is yet to receive anything ’concrete’.
The Dutchman is out of contract at Swansea this summer and is yet to agree to an extension with the Championship club.
That has largely been as a result of the suspension caused by the Coronavirus outbreak, with the defender’s return to injury, unfortunately, coinciding with the halting of football across the divisions.
Should he fail to sign a new deal at the Liberty, there are likely to be numerous suitors given the 27-year-old’s Premier League experience.
He says that is very much the case, although as yet, none of those who have contacted him have been ‘concrete’ bidders.
“The market is quite quiet; clubs are waiting,” Voetbal International.
“Many competitions have not yet been completed, so the final score is not yet known, and clubs do not know with what budget they can get started.
“There is some interest, but it is not concrete. Ultimately, of course, I want to go to a top league: the Premier League, the Bundesliga.
“I am now 27 years old, so a move to such a league would be a top scenario for me.
“There was also some information from these competitions, but as said, this was not yet concrete. Clubs throw lines to multiple players, and I’m one of them.”
For now, Van der Hoorn’s focus is on the return of the season and hopefully helping Swansea return to the Premier League.
The centre back was expected to miss the end of the season after undergoing surgery on a knee problem in January.
However, the suspension of the football league has meant he has had time to recover and make himself available for their remaining games.
The Swans currently sit three points outside the Championship play-off places, and the defender believes that could end up determining if he stays.
“I spoke to the trainer a few times, and he is positive about longer cooperation, but there is no offer from the club yet,” he added.
“Swansea is also waiting: we are only three points away from the play-offs for promotion, so there is still nothing clear about the level where the club will play next season.
“I’ve been here for four years now, and Swansea really feels like home. It is difficult to determine whether it is not even time for another challenge, that is entirely due to the offers you get.
“A new contract with Swansea, with an extra year of security, could also be good. It is very difficult to say something about it now.”