Reported Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur target Jonas Hector's manager not expecting exit

Germany's Jonas Hector celebrates after scoring the third goal against Italy

The German left-back's situation is not concerning his manager Peter Stoeger.

Germany's Jonas Hector reactsGermany's Jonas Hector reacts

Germany international Jonas Hector recently put in a string of good performances at the European Championships in France and that has seen the Cologne defender linked with several moves away from his current club.

German paper Bild linked both Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur with a move for the German, who scored a decisive penalty against Italy at Euro 2016.

Germany's Jonas Hector celebrates after scoring the third goal against ItalyGermany's Jonas Hector celebrates after scoring the third goal against Italy

Barcelona were also linked, but they recently signed Frenchman Lucas Digne from Paris Saint-Germain instead.

But his manager at Cologne, Peter Stoeger, is fairly laid back about the interest.

Speaking to Bild today he made it clear that the full-back is happy at the club and has made no desire to leave evident to him:

"I assume that he will play with us. Yes, I plan to use him.

"Jonas was back right on the day after the semi-final against France and the team welcomed him. In short, he has returned to us. I think that you do not do that when you do not feel comfortable.

"He has worked very relaxed. And Jonas has even completed his medical examination for the new season with us. This was no order from us - he has done and organized by himself. This impressed me very much.

"I've just spoken to him. I said to him, ‘I am looking forward to the training camp in Kitzbühel' and Jonas has then answered. ‘Yes, I’m there.’"

FC Cologne coach Peter Stoeger before the matchFC Cologne coach Peter Stoeger before the match

The previous report had stated Hector could be available for around €20 million (£16.6 million).

Liverpool are in need of a left-back – after the erratic form of Spaniard Alberto Moreno, in particular against his former team Sevilla in the Europa League final.

Liverpool's Alberto Moreno in action with Sevilla's MarianoLiverpool's Alberto Moreno in action with Sevilla's Mariano

Tottenham’s need is less pressing. They have Danny Rose and Ben Davies who can play left-back, whilst Jan Vertonghen is also adept in the position.

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