Julian Weigl refusing to rule out summer transfer, weeks after new Spurs link

Julian Weigl of Borussia Dortmund in action during the friendly match against SF Lotte at the Frimo Stadion on November 16, 2018 in Lotte, Germany.

Borussia Dortmund's Julian Weigl was linked with Tottenham last month.

Julian Weigl of Borussia Dortmund in action during the friendly match against SF Lotte at the Frimo Stadion on November 16, 2018 in Lotte, Germany.

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl has told Eurosport that he cannot say what will happen this summer amid links to Tottenham Hotspur.

Weigl, 23, emerged as a hot prospect with 1860 Munich before heading on to Dortmund in 2015, and made nearly 100 appearances for the club in his first two seasons.

Injury and fitness problems have been troubling for Weigl in recent years, limiting him to just 12 starts in all competitions this season.

 

The deep-lying playmaker has impressed with his technique and passing over the years, and did actually play 90 minutes against Nurnberg on Monday night.

Weigl is working his way back to his best, and that may well be of interest to a host of clubs ahead of the summer transfer window.

Bild recently reported that Tottenham are interested in signing Weigl, but Dortmund wouldn't let him go in January, with Paris Saint-Germain – managed by Dortmund's former boss Thomas Tuchel – also keen.

Spurs are in the market for a new midfielder this summer, and Weigl – a young player with untapped potential – may just fit the bill for Mauricio Pochettino and co.

Julian Weigl of Borussia Dortmund in action during the Bundesliga match between Borussia Dortmund and FC Bayern Muenchen at the Signal Iduna Park on November 10, 2018 in Dortmund, Germany.

Now, Weigl has admitted that there was 'no reason' to leave Dortmund in January, but he didn't rule out a summer transfer, simply saying 'you will see' – and that may give Spurs hope of securing his signature.

“I know what I have at the club,” said Weigl. “That's why there was no reason to kick up a fuss or walk away, I really like the guys too much for that.”

“You will see that. I can not say what's going on in the summer,” he added.

Julian Weigl of Borussia Dortmund  during the German Bundesliga  match between Borussia Dortmund v Bayern Munchen at the Signal Iduna Park on November 10, 2018 in Dortmund Germany

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