'I have no intention of leaving PSG’ - Draxler pours cold water on Tottenham links

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The World Cup winner has dismissed speculation linking him with moves to the Bundesliga or Premier League this summer

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Julian Draxler has insisted he has no intentions of leaving the club this summer.

The 25-year-old has been linked with moves to Bayern Munich, Bayer Leverkusen and Tottenham in recent weeks, but has claimed there is no truth in such reports.

When asked about the speculation, Draxler told Bild: “I cannot say anything about that, because I have no intention of leaving the club.

“I have heard nothing from the club [in regards to leaving]. I have not talked to anyone, I know nothing,” he added.

Draxler joined the Parisians in January 2017 from Wolfsburg and has made over 100 appearances  for the French champions. In that time, the German has won Ligue 1 and the Coup de France on two occasions.

However, the 2018-19 campaign was something of a disappointing season for Draxler, who netted just three league goals throughout the whole year.

He is currently on international duty with Germany having received his first call-up since October, and was introduced as a second-half substitute during the 2-0 win against Belarus on Saturday.

Draxler, one of the few remaining members of the 2014 World Cup-winning squad, said earlier this week he is pleased to be part of this new-look German side.

“It’s been a while since I’ve been part of the team and I’m very happy to be back again,” he said.

“A lot has happened over the last few months. We’ve started to build up a new team.

“Something had to happen after our bad World Cup showing. We are highly motivated and want to achieve big things during the next objectives that lie ahead of us.

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“It will take time until we’re back at the same level as the 2014 and 2016 teams, but if we keep working hard on ourselves then we have the potential to find our way back to our old strength.”

Next up for Joachim Low’s side is a game against Estonia in Mainz on Tuesday. Germany sit second in their Euro 2020 qualifying group despite winning both of their games to date.

Die Mannschaft are currently three points behind leaders Northern Ireland, who have a 100 per cent record from three matches.

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