Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United delivered blow in pursuit of Schalke's Julian Draxler

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Schalke winger Julian Draxler will not be moving to the Premier League this month, according to club chairman Clemens Tonnies.

Schalke chairman Clemens Tonnies has insisted that star man Julian Draxler will be going nowhere this winter, despite reports of a potential switch to the Premier League.

Draxler, 21, has established himself as one of the most exiting talents in German football since making his first-team breakthrough in 2011, and his impressive performances have attracted continued attention from the likes of Arsenal and Manchester United.

Champions Manchester City are also believed to have shown an interest in the young winger over recent weeks, with reports even claiming that the two sides are in talks over a deal which would include Blues centre-back Matija Nastastic.

Tonnies, however, has moved to rubbish those claims, telling Sport Bild: "We have absolutely no thoughts about him leaving on short notice.

“Schalke is the place where he can develop best and I told him that in person.

"My opinion is also, that Julian has developed greatly, especially regarding his personality.

"He had a setback with his injury and, as with every big player at a young age, he had a weaker period. But Julian will have a fantastic career."

Draxler, who has earned 12 international caps, has netted twice in 12 total appearances this season, but is still to return from a serious thigh injury suffered in November.

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