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Tottenham Target Draxler Wants to Stay at PSG

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7Dnews London

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 17:24 GMT

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Julian Draxler has said he wants to stay at the French champions this summer, despite reports linking him with a move to Tottenham Hotspur.

The German midfielder has been in and out of the PSG starting eleven ever since signing for the club in 2017. His failure to cement a first team spot has seen him linked to several, mainly Premier League clubs over the past few years, but according to AFP, the 25-year-old says he is content with his current role. "I feel very happy here, I am playing for a great coach at a great club," Draxler told Kicker magazine.

Many pundits believe that Draxler, who came off the bench to win his 50th Germany cap in the 2-0 win against Belarus on Saturday June 8th, deserves a club which will give him a more prominent role. But the former Schalke star said he not only wants to stay but to extend his current contract that runs out in the summer of 2021.

"PSG is a crazy club in a positive way, things can happen from one day to the next, but I don't think anybody is looking to kick me out here," he said. "I will prepare for next season just like the last, and if I am offered a new contract, I will listen."

AFP also reported that when asked directly about a move to Spurs, Draxler told Bild newspaper. "I can't say anything about the rumours. I haven't heard anything about it from the club, and I haven't spoken with anyone,"


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