Beckenbauer says if Bayern miss out the Red Devils could prosper.
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Bayern Munich president Franz Beckenbauer has revealed that Marco Reus of Borussia Dortmund could join Manchester United next summer.
The 25-year-old has been strongly linked with a number of clubs – including Arsenal and Liverpool – after it was revealed by Bayern that the Germany international has a £19.8m release clause that becomes active in 2015.
Yet Beckenbauer has said that it is not those Premier League clubs that are likely to sign the forward, but in fact the Red Devils.
“If Reus does not join Bayern in 2015 then he will probably go to another top international club like Real Madrid or Manchester United. Dortmund cannot hold onto him,” the German legend was quoted by Bild.
The Dortmund star has been in fine form over the past 12 months, becoming recognised as one of the best players in world football for his performances.
In 2013/14 Reus scored 23 goals and provided the same amount of assists in 44 appearances in all competitions.
Therefore the attacker’s release clause looks to be relatively cheap and it’s highly unlikely Jurgen Klopp will be able to hold onto his key player.
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