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Julian Brandt brushes off Italy links

By Rune Gjerulff

Julian Brandt insists he is not expecting to leave Borussia Dortmund despite rumors that he has attracted interest from Italy.

Julian Brandt.
Julian Brandt.Photo: Granada, CC-by-SA 4.0

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Brandt has played down speculation linking him with a move to Italy.

Asked about rumors that he has attracted interest from Lazio and AC Milan, Brandt told RTL:

"I never fueled these transfer rumors myself. It was the newspapers in Italy.

"Of course it's nice when other clubs express interest. But from my side, there have never been any signs that I was was thinking about a transfer."

The 25-year-old went on to underline that he is not wasting any thoughts on leaving at the moment.

"I don't think I'll play anywhere else this year," he emphasized.

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