Bayern goalkeeper Neuer not interested in Premier League move

The Germany international has been linked with a big-money switch to Manchester City but insists he is happy with his current team and wants to stay in the Bundesliga
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer insists he is not interested in a move to the Premier League and is happy to stay at Allianz Arena for the long term.

The Germany international has recently been linked with a move to Manchester City, to follow in the footsteps of Pep Guardiola, who will join the club in the summer.

Neuer’s current Bayern deal does not expire until June 2019 and the 29-year-old insists he is not interested in a big-money move to England.

"I am not affected by it predominantly because I like to play in the Bundesliga," Neuer told Munchener Merkur.

"I know the teams that play here and what type of football is played. I like the way our team plays very much.

"I've still got a long-term contract, and everything is OK. It all fits.

"Sometimes there are more lucrative offers, but they just don't fit. That's the most important thing at your club, because you live there.  You have to feel comfortable.  Then you can perform better."
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However, Neuer also paid tribute to Guardiola, whom he feels has brought a lot to Bayern since arriving at the club in 2013.

"I've trained under a lot of coaches and always picked up elements that develop a player," he added.

"I am always looking forward to new tasks, new ideas of how to play football - Pep has given us a lot regarding all of that.

"Especially the tactics, the football brains, how you interpret football, he is one of my biggest mentors."