Gundogan set to make decision on future after Germany qualifier

BY foxsports • June 12, 2015

Ilkay Gundogan has revealed he will make a decision on his future after Germany's Euro 2016 qualifier against Gibraltar this weekend.

Gundogan has been linked with the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal, Barcelona and Bayern Munich heading into the final year of his contract at Borussia Dortmund, but the 24-year-old has dismissed the speculation in a post on his Facebook page.

He wrote: 'Normally I do not address media reports, especially not on Facebook. I want to this time to explain some things and give you a better insight.

'In recent weeks, I, like you, read again and again that where I was signing was already agreed.

'Today I am in contract negotiations here, tomorrow I'm having a medical check there. At first I could still smile about it, but when there was talk of "contract poker" and "rip-off", that painted me in a bad light.

'Yesterday an ominous number [regarding wage demands] appeared in the media and so I have now decided to say something about it.

'The 2014/15 season strictly speaking only ends on 30.06.2015.

'Although so far there have hardly been any transfers completed in Europe, rumor to rumor I was supposed to have demanded more and more, putting off making a final decision.

'Forgotten was this: I have one more year on my contract with BVB.

'What is important to me is that I'm not gambling financially or using delaying tactics.

'What's next for me personally, I will reveal as soon as possible.

'But only after the season and our important game for the European Championship qualifier with the national team will I decide.'


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