Borussia Dortmund Declare Thomas Meunier Is Not for Sale As Defender Is Linked to Man United and Barcelona

Borussia Dortmund Declare Thomas Meunier Is Not for Sale As Defender Is Linked to Man United and Barcelona

  • Borussia Dortmund sporting director, Sebastian Kehl has made it clear that the Bundesliga club are not planning to sell defender Thomas Meunier this summer
  • Barcelona and Manchester United have both signified interest in signing the Borussia Dortmund defender as both teams try to strengthen their squad
  • Thomas Meunier has been one of Borussia Dortmund top players since the Belgian defender joined BVB on a free transfer two years ago

Barcelona and Manchester United’s plans to sign Thomas Meunier from Borussia Dortmund this summer has been dealt a huge blow with the latest stance from the Bundesliga club.

Meunier has caught the eyes of top European teams following his exceptional performances for BVB since moving to Germany as a free agent from Paris Saint-Germain in 2020.

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Thomas Meunier joined Borussia Dortmund as a free agent in 2020 and still has two years left on his current contract. Photo by DeFodi Images
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According to Bulinews, Borussia Dortmund sporting director, Sebastian Kehl has now ruled out the possibility of selling Thomas Meunier this summer as he has declared the Belgian is not for sale.

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Barcelona and Manchester United are both in the market for a right-back and were willing to make an offer to Dortmund for the 30-year-old defender.

Borussia Dortmund are however not desperate to cash in on Thomas Meunier as the defender still has two years left on his present deal with the Bundesliga giants.

Manchester United prepare £12.6m bid to sign Meunier

Meanwhile, Manchester United are ready to let go of Aaron Wan-Bissaka and are preparing to replace the right-back with Borussia Dortmund’s Thomas Meunier.

According to Team Talk, the Red Devils are ready to table an offer of £12.6m to Borussia Dortmund for the Belgian defender before the summer transfer window closes.

Erik ten Hag wants more forward-thinking options who play on the front foot as his full-backs and Meunier certainly ticks that box for the Dutch manager.

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Thomas Munier claims superstar Neymar has lost his magic

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Borussia Dortmund full-back Thomas Meunier believes Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar has lost his magic touch.

Meunier, who admits to being a big fan of the Brazilian forward, reckons Neymar's level has dropped since switching Barcelona for the French capital at a world-record fee back in 2017.

The Belgian defender played alongside Neymar for three seasons before heading to the Bundesliga to sign for Dortmund in 2020.

Source: Sports Brief News