Dane Magnussen said that he and Haas, the Ferrari 'B team', are actually "close" to extending their collaboration for 2019.
"I like being at Haas," he told BT newspaper in Austria.
"Unless I have an offer from a top team, I don't see a better place to be. And I don't have an offer from a top team.
"It's not something I'm focusing on. Like many others, I dream of racing for a top team, but right now my focus is on Haas.
The 25-year-old has had a busy few days before Austria, travelling straight from France to Copenhagen where his former manager is suing him for 20pc of his earnings.
"It hasn't been a lot of fun. I like to race more than I like to be in court," he admitted.
Magnussen sits 10th in the driver rankings heading into this weekend's race.