Borussia Dortmund sporting director Sebastian Kehl has confirmed that Liverpool have beforehand proven interest in signing the membership’s prodigious younger midfielder Jude Bellingham, however insists that the England worldwide will not be on the market.
The 18-year-old has turn into probably the most talked about younger gamers on the planet, and he has made an electrical begin to the brand new season, having additionally featured for the Three Lions at Euro 2020. His fast progress has captured the eye of Europe’s elite, together with the Reds.
And discussing the relentless pursuit of their English starlet, Dortmund chief Kehl famous that whereas ‘not solely Liverpool’ have proven interest in Bellingham, there are ‘no indicators’ that he’ll be leaving the Bundesliga facet any time quickly.
“He is a Borussia Dortmund player and remains a Borussia Dortmund player,” Kehl told Sport1 .
“There’s quite a lot of interest round Jude Bellingham, not solely Liverpool. But there isn’t a backside line and no exit clause. He is beloved, he enjoys that.
“There are no signs he could leave Dortmund soon.”
Although Dortmund ultimately needed to promote Jadon Sancho to Manchester United in the summer season, and Erling Haaland appears destined for a mega transfer subsequent 12 months, Kehl believes Der BVB have what it takes to win titles – however they have to maintain onto their greatest gamers.
“It’s good that we talk about our players. It shows that we are doing something right,” Kehl continued.
“We can offer a lot at Borussia Dortmund. We want to win titles, but we have to keep the guys for that.”
Bellingham has been on the radar of plenty of Premier League giants ever since breaking into Birmingham City’s first group, however regardless of interest from Manchester United, he opted for a transfer to Dortmund in 2020.
His fast rise to turn into one of many German outfit’s key performers has alerted the likes of Liverpool and Man Utd, who hope the attract of taking part in in the Premier League might be sufficient to tempt him again to England at some stage.
However, as 90min lately revealed, Dortmund should not even contemplating promoting Bellingham in the summer season of 2022, and have managed to tie him all the way down to an improved deal which runs till 2025.
They might be fielding loads of calls over the summer season switch window, nevertheless, with Manchester City additionally making contact with Dortmund over a possible sale.