Agent: Manchester United and Napoli also wanted Witsel
Axel Witsel's agent, Paul Stefani, says that Manchester United and Napoli wanted his client too.
Belgian international Axel Witsel recently completed a move to Borussia Dortmund, but the BVB weren't the only club who showed an interest in the central midfielder.
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According to Witsel's agent, Paul Stefani, Manchester United and Napoli were both interested in his client who ultimately chose Dortmund.
"Manchester United wanted him, Napoli too. But I said to Axel: 'In Dortmund, you are number one, but at Manchester United or Napoli, you are one among many,'" Stefani told Het Laatste Nieuws and added:
"In the end, Axel finally said: 'Do me a favor and finish it as quickly as possible, because I like Dortmund very much.'"
Borussia Dortmund paid €20 million to sign Witsel who has signed a four-year contract.