Marco Reus Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Borussia Dortmund Star

Michael Cummings@MikeCummings37World Football Lead WriterDecember 26, 2013

Marco Reus Transfer Rumours: Latest News on the Borussia Dortmund Star

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    With the January transfer window fast approaching, Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus is reportedly a wanted man.

    Reus, 24, joined Dortmund in 2012 and has a market value of €34 million, according to Transfermarkt.

    As of Dec. 18, the German international had scored eight goals and contributed five assists in the league this season, per WhoScored.

    Keep checking back here for the latest news and rumours on Reus throughout the week. 

    Updated Jan. 2

Manchester United Must Break Club Transfer Record to Sign Marco Reus?

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    On Thursday, the Daily Mail published a report by David Kent that claimed Manchester United will have to break their transfer record in order to sign Reus.

    Kent wrote that Reus, who is reportedly United manager David Moyes' "main transfer target," will cost "up to £40 million."

    German newspaper Bild reported (via in January 2012 that Reus' contract included a €35 million release clause that would take effect in 2015. 

    The report also mentioned a similar clause—quoted at £29.4 million—in the Reus contract, but also claimed that this "situation has changed" following Mario Goetze's move from Dortmund to Bayern Munich this past summer. 

Reus Says He's Happy in Dortmund

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    Marco Reus reportedly has ruled out a January transfer, according to quotes attributed to him in German newspaper Bild.

    Speaking to Bild (as translated and cited by, Reus said: "I have a contract with Borussia Dortmund and I am happy to be here."

    He added: "All I can say about is that I am not thinking about a transfer. I am focused on BVB and anything else is something for the future."

    The article mentions Manchester City and Barcelona as potential suitors for Reus.