Borussia Dortmund attacking midfielder Marco Reus’s future has been under speculation for weeks.
Although the German club have insisted on more than one occasion that the 25-year-old is not for sale this summer, reports of the star player leaving the Signal Iduna Park have persisted.
Manchester United have long been linked with a move for one of the best attacking players in Europe, while in recent days Liverpool have been credited with an interest in the former Borussia Monchengladbach star.
Reus’s current contract with Dortmund runs out in June 2017 and there are reports that negotiations over a new deal have stalled, with German giants Bayern Munich believed to be monitoring developments.
However, the former Rot Weiss Ahlen midfielder has now come out and shed light on his future.
‘I can only repeat what I have already said before’, he told Kicker. ‘I am very happy to be playing for Dortmund. My main objective for now is to get back to peak fitness. Everything else isn't important for me at the moment’.
But will Reus’s latest comments about his future have any impact on the transfer rumour mill? Probably not.
The club’s CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke recently stated his confidence that the midfielder will sign a new deal, and with each and every passing day, it appears that Reus will remain at Dortmund at least for one more year.
Reus is a world-class player and has proved so in the last two years with his performances both in the Bundesliga and in the Champions League.
The Germany international is currently recovering from an ankle injury that kept him out of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil and is expected to be back in action in September.
And when he does make his comeback, he is likely to do so in a Dortmund shirt.