Schalke director confirms Liverpool made bid for Tottenham Hotspur target Leroy Sane

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The German youngster has plenty of admirers.

In July it was reported that Tottenham hotspur were interested in signing talented attacking midfielder Leroy Sane.

The 19-year-old Germany under-21 international was linked with an £8.5 million move to Spurs this summer, as reported by the London Evening Standard.

But it would appear they were not alone.

Schalke director Horst Heldt has confirmed that Liverpool made a bid for the player this summer.

The German side’s director is quoted by Bild as stating:

"There was one or more prestigious club that contacted us about Sane.

"Liverpool was ready to pay money for him.

"These offers didn't at all interest us or the player. I am really not concerned about losing the player."

Schalke decided he would be going nowhere and that was that – but it seems that Spurs are still keeping tabs on the player.

It is reported by Der Westen in Germany that Tottenham are continuing to monitor the player this season – as they look to the future with their recruitment policy.

However it would seem that everyone is keen to keep a close eye on Sane, as he continues to prove himself as one of Germany’s hottest talents.

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