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Schmidt says Weigl is free to leave amid Gladbach links

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Benfica boss Roger Schmidt has commented on reports that Julian Weigl has attracted interest from Gladbach.
Roger Schmidt.
Roger Schmidt.Photo: Bayer 04 Leverkusen, KSmedianET
Benfica coach Roger Schmidt says it's up to Julian Weigl to decide if he wants to leave the club before the transfer window closes.

With Borussia Mönchengladbach said to be keen on taking Weigl on loan, Schmidt has told Prime Video that the 26-year-old can leave Benfica if he wants to.

"There may be an opportunity for him to change clubs. At the end of the day, that's his decision."

"Now we will see what happens in the next two weeks. That's the situation."

Weigl has been limited to just 77 minutes of competitive football so far this season.

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