Apparently, Mesut Özil and Lukas Podolski were among Jürgen Klinsmann's transfer targets before he stepped down as Hertha coach.
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The report claims that Klinsmann also targeted Mario Götze, Julian Draxler as well as Emre Can, who ended up joining Borussia Dortmund.
Additionally, the 55-year-old reportedly suggested players from the American Major League Soccer and the Scottish Premiership.
Hertha completed the signings of Santiago Ascacibar, Matheus Cunha, Krzysztof Piatek and Lucas Tousart in January.