Borussia Dortmund star, Marco Reus has ruled out the possibility of any move to the Premier League whether in January or next summer, even for a giant £200,000-a-week wage package, according to the Express.
Reus is the most sought after attacking midfielder in Europe, being the subject of pursuit from the likes of Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Barcelona, as well as the giant Premier League clubs Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and City.
The 25-year old is still contracted to the Westfalenstadion till the summer of 2017 but with his stock so high in the market, it is believed that the player will be looking to move to a more prestigious and ambitious side in Europe. He has been on astounding form for Jurgen Klopp’s side, scoring in back-to-back Champions League games against Galatasaray, but has not been able to do much to help them from their incredible slump in the BundesLiga.
He is believed to prefer a move to Barcelona whose football pattern he is known to be a huge fan of. Reus is also a professed admirer of the ‘Arsenal Way’ being a huge fan of Tomas Rosicky. Wenger surely does have the ability to spend big now that the club has attained some significant level of financial stability and so must fancy his chances of landing Reus.
There is no certainty that the Blaugrana will approach Dortmund for him as the player himself had believed a move would materialize in the last window, only for a pre-World Cup injury and the signing of Luis Suarez to prove the hindrance.
Whatever happens, it is almost certain that Reus will leave Dortmund sooner than later, a fact made obvious by the resignation on the part of the club chiefs that the player would not sign a further deal with the club.
Both parties have been locked in negotiations trying to arrive at an agreement for a new improved deal which will definitely see his current £20 million exit clause reviewed upward by a possible multiple-century percentage. This has especially been the reason why Reus availability at the moment have got all top clubs scrambling for his signature as such players with so much talent are usually not available for such pittance.
Expect the likes of PSG and City to persist in their efforts to convince ‘woodyinho’ to overcome his patience for Barcelona with even more appealing wage packages and in this case, the Gunners should not just lie low and concede defeat. It is ludicrous that such a player is available for less than £50 million in today’s market but his readiness to snub City’s initial offer shows it’ll not be about who brings the biggest cash but where he really would love to play, according to the way they play.
In that respect, we must consider ourselves good favorites.
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