Naruto plans to duel Sasuke and die along with him, despite his plans to become Hokage. Naruto is also the only one who refused to take part in a plot to murder Sasuke. He is more committed to Sasuke than Sakura, who is canonically in love with Sasuke. The series is full of comments and prophecies pairing Naruto and Sasuke together. It is not a stretch to assume Naruto is also in love with Sasuke.
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