Reus Linked With Al Nassr Transfer Following Cristiano Ronaldo’s Move

Reus Linked With Al Nassr Transfer Following Cristiano Ronaldo’s Move

  • Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Al Nassr has opened the door to other potential transfers to Saudi Arabia
  • Marco Reus contract with Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga expires at the end of the current season
  • Reus' agent has commented on a potential move for his client to Al Nassr once his current deal expires

Cristiano Ronaldo's move to Al Nassr has brought a lot of attention to football in Saudi Arabia.

It's also opened up the possibility of more big name stars moving to the Asian side in near future.

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Marco Reus could be following in Cristiano Ronaldo’s footsteps after he was also linked with a move to Saudi Arabia's Al Nassr. Image: Ronny Hartmann
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One such player linked with a move to the Saudi side is Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus. His contract with the Bundesliga outfit expires at the end of the current season.

Speaking about the links between the player and Al Nassr, Reus agent said it was only natural, Bulinews reported.

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"It is quite normal that other clubs are interested in a player like Marco," Dirk Hebel said.
"Marco has always emphasized how close Dortmund is to his heart, but also that he wants to continue playing football. So it's only natural that we have to look at other options."

Reus is hoping to extend his stay with Dortmund, but the club are yet to offer him a new contract.

The 33-year-old has been with the Black and Yellow since the 2012/13 season and has played 368 games for the club in all competitions. He's also score 156 times for the side over the years, Transfermarkt reported.

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Reus was not selected for Germany’s World Cup squad due to an ankle injury. Reus has been struggling with the ankle injury of late and was unable to shake it before the German squad was announced.

Reus' career threatened by injuries

Marco Reus is currently on the injured list, but it’s not something he’s unfamiliar with.

The Borussia Dortmund captain has experienced numerous injuries, many of which temporarily derailed his promising career, Sports Brief reported.

Reus started his youth career at Dortmund and has spent the majority of his career at the club. Apart from a 3-year spell at Borussia Mönchengladbach, Reus has only played professionally for Dortmund.