The Premier League table-toppers are the latest side to have spoken of their admiration for the young winger, whose scintillating displays this season have earned rave reviews
The 22-year-old has Europe's top clubs on alert, including Arsenal and Bayern Munich, due to a string of sensational performances for the modest German side this season, who have propelled themselves to fourth in the Bundesliga standings.
And the interest surrounding Reus' signature is showing no signs of abating, after the City official became the latest to declare his admiration for the forward on Friday.
"I know Marco Reus, I like him a lot," Rigg told Bild.
"He is one of the most talented players in Germany and we have often watched him."
Reus, who has scored seven league goals this season, has a reported €18 million (£15.4m) buy-out clause in his contract that takes effect from the summer, despite his deal not expiring until 2015.
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