Schalke Refusing To Sell Out-of-contract Midfielder Leon Goretzka In January

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Schalke will not sell coveted midfielder Leon Goretzka in the January transfer window, according to the club’s CEO Christian Heidel.

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Leon Goretzka, the Germany international, is out of contract in June and is attracting interest from a number of clubs across Europe, including Barcelona and Bayern Munich.

Some of his suitors are reportedly looking to snap him up in a cut-price deal in January, but Schalke would prefer for him to leave on a free transfer next summer.

Speaking to Bild, Heidel said: “For us, always, there were only two options – that Goretzka renews [his contract] or he stays until 2018. Selling him prematurely was never an option for us.”

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