Manchester United and Liverpool are reportedly keen on Christian Pulisic (Picture: Getty)Christian Pulisic’s father has labelled the speculation linking him with a move to the Premier League as ‘hogwash’.
The 19-year-old winger has scored 12 goals in 97 games since breaking into Borussia Dortmund’s first-team back in 2016 and is regarded as one of the most promising young talents in the Bundesliga.
Tottenham are eyeing a move for Pulisic’s services this summer and the likes of Manchester United and Liverpool are also understood to be interested.
The American’s father, Mark Pulisic, has poured cold water on the rumours, but revealed that his son will sit down for talks with Dortmund ahead of the 2018/19 campaign.
‘He was linked to Tottenham. Last week it was Liverpool. The week before Man United. The week before this… it’s hogwash,’ he told Sky Sports.
‘He’s linked with a different club every week. I have no idea. His agent right now is working and looking, in close relation with me and Christian, and we’re just trying to see what the best phase of his next development will be.
The American will discuss his future with Borussia Dortmund this summer (Picture: Getty)‘Now is the time that the season has just ended that we’ll sit down with Dortmund, we’ll sit down with, I don’t know whether others clubs are in the mix, [and see what] Dortmund’s idea is and their plans for Christian.
‘But there’s nothing concrete. Right now, Christian plays for Dortmund and that’s where he is planning on playing again next year.’
SINSHEIM, GERMANY – MAY 12: Christian Pulisic of Dortmund looks on during the Bundesliga match between TSG 1899 Hoffenheim and Borussia Dortmund at Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena on May 12, 2018 in Sinsheim, Germany. (Photo by TF-Images/Getty Images)While Pulisic’s father refused to rule out a summer move, he stressed his son would make the ultimate decision.
Asked if the United States star should stay at Dortmund, he responded: ‘I don’t know. I wish I had the answer because life would then become very easy. But there’s always change.
‘You can think one thing, then you do it, and at the end of the day it wasn’t the right thing.
‘Football is crazy. You kind of have to go with the flow and make sure the player feels comfortable, whatever the decision is.
‘There’s no magic formula. Is it right to stay at Dortmund? Who knows. Is it right to move to another club? He might think it is, or someone else might think it is, but it might not be in part of his mind.
‘The only thing we can do is continue to talk with him and make sure he’s always in the loop of what’s going on, present all the facts and the content of what can happen, or will happen.
‘It’s up to the player to make that final call.’
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