In a recent interview with Austrian media, reported Tottenham transfer target Marcel Sabitzer dropped a hint regarding a potential summer move.
Speaking to Laola1 (via Sport Witness), Sabitzer – who has been heavily linked with a move to Spurs over the course of the past 18 months – claimed he is aware that his next transfer may be the final one of his career, with the Austrian outlet suggesting that the 27-year-old’s future is still up in the air as his contract expires in the summer of 2022.
According to Laola1, regarding a potential departure from RB Leipzig this summer, Sabitzer said: “There is nothing against it, but nothing for it either. I am relatively neutral. I know that I am at an age where it may be the last step. That’s why I let it go through my head.”
Indeed, with it being reported that Julian Nagelsmann is determined not to lose the £37.8m-rated midfielder for free at the end of his current deal, if the Austria international does not put pen to paper on a new contract with the Bundesliga side this summer, then he will be sold in the upcoming transfer window.
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With seven goals and three assists over the Austrian’s 23 league fixtures so far this season, it is no wonder that Jose Mourinho is claimed to be “extremely fascinated” by a move for Sabitzer this summer, as the 58-year-old’s Spurs side have struggled for goals from midfield this term.
With Bild reporting back in March that the 27-year-old will definitely not be signing a new deal with Die Roten Bullen this summer, it would seem there is very much a deal to be done for the midfielder in the coming months.
However, it is anyone’s guess whether it is indeed Spurs who manage to tempt the player – whom former RB Leipzig manager Ralf Rangnick dubbed a “remarkable” talent – to their club. If Tottenham can’t, expect others to try and land the Austrian.
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