Arsenal and Liverpool target could stay in Germany

Date published: Wednesday 22nd November 2017 1:24

German international midfielder Leon Goretzka could choose to stay at Schalke rather than leave the club in the summer, says their optimistic sporting director Christian Heidel.

Goretzka – scorer of six goals in just 12 appearances for Germany – has been strongly linked with a free transfer move to Arsenal.

Last week there were reports from Spain that he had decided to join Liverpool next summer to dovetail with Reds-bound Naby Keita.

“I think if Schalke had no chance to keep him I would be the first to know that,” Heidel told German outlet SportBild. “But I haven’t received that kind of information until now.

“Leon will make a decision soon without us building any pressure on him.”

Goretzka has also been linked with Manchester City and Barcelona.


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