RB LEIPZIG have confirmed Tottenham’s curiosity in signing Marcel Sabitzer.
The 26-year-old midfielder is reportedly one among Jose Mourinho‘s high targets for the upcoming switch window.
RB Leipzig midfielder Marcel Sabitzer has 18 months left to run on his contractCredit score: AP:Related Press
He netted twice within the second leg of final season’s Champions League last-16 conflict between the 2 sides.
Sabitzer has 18 months left to run on his Leipzig contract and talks over an extension have but to start.
Tottenham‘s hopes have reportedly been boosted as a result of his £105,000-a-week wages are unlikely to be increased.
Because of this, Leipzig may choose to money in on Sabitzer as a substitute of operating the danger of dropping him for nothing on the finish of subsequent season.
Leipzig sporting director Markus Krosche advised Bild: “We wished to finish the yr first, either side will deal extra intensively with the subject within the spring.”
Talking about Spurs’ curiosity, Krosche added: “As I stated, he has made an important improvement. It goes with out saying that different golf equipment additionally discover this.”
Sabitzer, who joined Leipzig in 2014 after they had been within the second tier of German soccer, would carry management and reliability to Mourinho’s midfield.
The 26-year-old was named Leipzig skipper after a vote among the many gamers earlier this yr. He wore the armband for giant elements of final season attributable to Willi Orban’s damage issues.
He has not let the extra duties diminish his sport, nevertheless, offering six aim contributions in 16 appearances this time period.
Krosche added: “I don’t like singling out anybody individually however Marcel Sabitzer has actually developed effectively.
“I additionally cope with him exterior of the sphere. He accepts the function of captain extraordinarily effectively and has matured even additional as a person.”