Borussia Dortmund delay new contract talks for Nuri Sahin

Dortmund chief claims league focus is priority as new deal talks for Sahin are pushed into the background, but it's no problem for the player as his agent is happy to wait on club
Borussia Dortmund appear in no hurry to offer midfield maestro Nuri Sahin a new deal.

The 22-year-old has been sensational this season scoring six goals in 29 starts for the Bundesliga leaders. Despite reported interest from several clubs including Inter and Liverpool, Borussia are yet to secure his services beyond 2013, leaving a €6 million summer buy-out clause open to inspection from possible suitors.

However, the feeling at the club seems relaxed. Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke said there was no haste in giving the Turkey international new terms, suggesting things could change at the end of the campaign once domestic matters are dealt with.

"We should focus entirely on the end of the championship. Then we'll see," he told

Sahin's agent Reza Fazeli was also diplomatic as he respects Dortmund's aim to win the league comes first.

"This is secondary," added the agent.

"There is plenty of talk, but we put this aside as there is no need. Nuri is focused 100 per cent on the league and he has been at the club for 10 years."

Borussia are five points clear of Bayer Leverkusen with five games left in the season.

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