Kagawa confirms meeting with Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson & reveals desire to play in Premier League

Attacking midfielder reveals he has not make a decision about his future just yet but that he has been contacted by several clubs and wants a team where he can be challenged
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Borussia Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa has confirmed that he met with Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson on a trip to Manchester before adding that it would be "good to play in the Premier League".

The 23-year-old has become hot property after his club's sporting director Michael Zorc revealed that the player has turned down a contract extension past his current deal, which expires in 2013, and Goal.com exclusively revealed that the Premier League club were targetting the Japanese star.

Kagawa's agent Thomas Kroth confirmed to Goal.com that the pair had flown to Manchester on Tuesday, before the Samurai Blue star returned to his homeland.

"I have not decided yet," Kagawa told reporters about his future following his meeting with the Red Devils manager, who watched him play in Saturday's 5-2 DFB-Pokal final victory over Bayern Munich.

Kagawa continued: "[Sir Alex] Ferguson gave me good words. Several clubs contacted me but I can not say which is the best.

"I want to choose the club where I can challenge. It would be good to play in the Premier League."

Meanwhile, Kagawa also spoke about leaving the German champions Dortmund who he said had provided great support from fans, coaches and team-mates alike.
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"The supporters treat me as if I have been playing for some decade for them and I feel that they love me," he said.

"The coach, my team mates, everything was fantastic. The coach told me to come back when I want."

Kagawa was a key figure in Dortmund's title-winning season, scoring 17 goals and providing 13 assists in 42 matches in all competitions.

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