Julian Draxler staying at Wolfsburg, club director Klaus Allofs says
By Stephen Turner
Last Updated: 15/07/16 11:09am
Julian Draxler will "100 per cent" remain at Wolfsburg this summer, the club's sporting director Klaus Allofs says.
Arsenal have been widely linked with a club-record move for the Germany midfielder, who was part of his country's Euro 2016 squad.
But Allofs has ruled out selling Draxler and says the departure of former Chelsea forward Andre Schurrle is more likely.
"With Julian Draxler it will be 100 per cent like this," he told German website Sport1. "He will stay. There is no discussion."
Wolfsburg would like Schurrle to stay and grow into "a leadership role", according to Allofs, but interest from Borussia Dortmund leaves the player with a decision to make.
"Andre has told the trainer Borussia Dortmund's interest has made him think," he said. "But until now nothing has happened. It's not improbable that Andre stays."
Draxler is just one season into his Wolfsburg career having joined from Bundesliga rivals Schalke, while Schurrle arrived from Chelsea in the 2015 winter window.