Paul Mitchell 'to make summer decision' on RB Leipzig future

German club's head of recruitment interesting Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea, according to Sky sources

Tottenham Hotspur's new head of recruitment and analysis Paul Mitchell in the stands during the UEFA Europa League match at White Hart Lane, London. PRESS
Image: Paul Mitchell is currently with German side RB Leipzig

Paul Mitchell, RB Leipzig's in-demand head of recruitment, has revealed he will make a decision on his future at the end of the season.

The Englishman is wanted by Manchester United, Arsenal, and Chelsea, according to Sky sources, with all three sides looking to recruit a director of football.

However, Leipzig are understood to have offered him a new deal until 2025 in an effort to stave off interest from the Premier League, and Mitchell acknowledges he has a decision to make.

Incoming Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann wants Mitchell's future sorted
Image: Julian Nagelsmann is understood to be very keen to work with Mitchell

He told Bild: "I also heard the rumours. But it is clear; I have a contract in Leipzig until 2020.

"I like my job and I am treated very well. There will certainly be a decision in the summer."

Julian Nagelsmann, the Hoffenheim head coach who is joining Leipzig in the summer, is believed to be keen to work with Mitchell.

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United want to appoint a director of football before the start of next season, while Arsenal and Chelsea are looking to replace Sven Mislintat and Michael Emenalo respectively.

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