Manchester United target backed to be Bundesliga’s top scorer

Marco Reus

Jurgen Klopp claims that Marco Reus could become the top goalscorer in the Bundesliga next season.

Marco Reus’ future has been wrapped up in uncertainty for quite a while now, with Manchester United said to be keen on securing his services in the summer.

Spanish giants Barcelona have also been linked with the Germany international, who himself has remained coy on what he plans to do next season.

The 24-year-old attacking midfielder has established himself as one of the best players in Europe with his performances for Borussia Dortmund over the past two seasons, both in the Bundesliga and in the Champions League.

Reus’ creativity, pace and skills have made him one of the hottest properties in football, and his 16 goals and 13 assists in just 30 league matches and five goals and three assists in nine Champions League fixtures this campaign have made him one of the most complete attacking midfielders in the game.

No wonder that the Red Devils are reportedly keen on signing the German star, but it now appears that he may not be available for recruitment. That’s because after Dortmund’s final Bundesliga game of the 2013-14 season against Hertha Berlin on Saturday, coach Jurgen Klopp stated that Reus will become his team’s main scorer next season in the absence of the Bayern Munich-bound Robert Lewandowski.

‘Next season it's Marco Reus' turn to finish as Bundesliga top scorer’, Soccerway quotes Klopp as saying.

Of course, much could change between now and the start of next season, especially with next month’s World Cup in Brazil delaying any transfer negotiation, but as it stands, Reus appears to be staying in Dortmund.

FIFA World Cup 2018FIFA 2018 World Cup Russia - click here for all of our coverage...

Register for MANCHESTER UNITED team updates

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch