Dortmund boss: Stuttgart never made an offer for Bruun Larsen
Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc confirms that VfB Stuttgart wanted to sign Jacob Bruun Larsen, but denies that the BVB were offered €12 million for the Dane.
|Michael Zorc.||Photo: Tim.Reckmann/CC-by-SA 3.0|
In a recent interview with Bild, VfB Stuttgart sporting director Michael Reschke claims that the club had a €12 million offer for Borussia Dortmund starlet Jacob Bruun Larsen rejected.
But that's not true, says Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc. According to the BVB boss, Reschke did in fact want to sign Bruun Larsen, but there were no negotiations - and thus no actual offer.
"I was surprised when I read that. It's correct that Michael Reschke approached us more than once during the second half of the season with the desire to sign Jacob. But I closed the door, and we didn't have any further discussions," Zorc said at a press conference today.
"As a result of that, we didn't talk about a transfer fee. There was never an offer, because I simply said that we didn't want them to make one," he added.
Bruun Larsen spent the second half of last season on loan at Stuttgart and made four appearances for the club.