By Rune Gjerulff@runegjerulff

Marko Grujic 'didn't see a perspective' at Werder, reveals Gladbach 'were a realistic option'

Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic claims he attracted interest from more than just one Bundesliga club during the summer transfer window, which closed on Monday.
Marko Grujic has revealed that his proposed deadline day move to Werder Bremen collapsed because he 'did not see a perspective' at the Bundesliga club.

Speaking to Serbian media outlet Alo! (via Sport Witness), the Liverpool midfielder also revealed that Borussia Mönchengladbach were 'a realistic option' for him at one point.

"Werder, whose coach [Florian] Kohfelt is a great friend of Klopp, has been in the story for a long time, but I did not see a perspective there," said Grujic, who spent the last two seasons on loan at Hertha BSC.

"Borussia were a realistic option. [Valentino] Lazaro and [Breel] Embolo praised their coach, [Marco] Rose, to me. This attempt did not yield results, because they failed to sell the currently injured Zakaria, but I believe that one day I will cooperate with Rose."

Ultimately, the 24-year-old ended up joining Porto on loan.

"I wanted to be at a stable, ambitious club that plays in the Champions League, and Porto is just that," he said.

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