Bayern Munich’s Thomas Muller has dismissed reports linking him with a move to Manchester United.
Muller was the subject of reports in the press which suggested Man United had a £45m bid for Muller rejected, a move which would have made him the biggest January signing in United’s history and the second most expensive overall behind Radamel Falcao.
However, the 25-year-old has moved quickly to put an end to reports before they have the chance of gathering pace.
“I think that talk is only for the newspapers,” he is quoted as saying by Sky Sports this afternoon.
“Last summer I extended my contract until 2019. I can’t imagine that someone will try to make an offer. I don’t think that would work.”
After his performances for Germany helped them win the World Cup, Muller was rightly considered one of the best players at the tournament and helped spark speculation of a move.
Muller was linked with a move to Man United in the summer after his comments in the summer about having a ‘special relationship with Van Gaal’ but nothing materialised beyond speculation.
Van Gaal was responsible for Muller’s breakthrough at Bayern Munich from their academy which explains why he has an affection for United’s manager but it looks like any potential move to Old Trafford is off the cards, for the time being at least.