“I just concentrate on my team and take it game by game. “That’s the most important thing for me now.
However, the French defender was quoted by Football.London as saying: “I feel very comfortable in Leipzig. I love my teammates, the staff and my club.
“At the moment I am still under contract until . It is my duty to continue to train well and play my games.
“Even if I know that there are clubs that want me, I stay on the ground with both feet, that’s for sure. “We will discuss my future with my advisors and my family at the end of the season. “Naturally [I am honoured to be linked to clubs like Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Arsenal]. “But as I said, I’m in Leipzig and I want to achieve my goals with the club. “I don’t feel like talking about anything else right now. I want to end the season with Leipzig in the best possible way and nothing else. ”
Chelsea have been tipped to make a shock bid for David De Gea. With the Spaniard struggling at Man Utd following a mistake yesterday at Everton, Dean Henderson is tipped to put pile the pressure on for a starting berth next season. And Graeme Souness says it is very unlikely that De Gea will ever be happy being consigned to the bench. He told Sky Sports: “I’m a big fan of [Manchester United loanee] Dean Henderson who is impressing at Sheffield United. “I remember he made a mistake against Liverpool earlier in the season and his manager was not kind to him but he appears to have learnt from that. “He appears to have a big personality. “De Gea I would imagine would be one of the best-paid players at United. “Could you have him sitting on the bench on whatever he’s earning and not causing problems? “Would there be takers for him? You look at the situation at Chelsea and they might make a nibble for him. “It’s a big decision for Ole [Gunnar Solskjaer] to make and that’s what he’s paid for. It’s a big, big call. ” Chelsea have their own Iberian problems between the sticks, with Frank Lampard dropping £ m buy Kepa and reportedly hoping to ship him out in the summer.
They are three points ahead of Man Utd, who drew 1-1 with Everton on Sunday.
And And Leicester’s defeat to Norwich means Brendan Rodgers’ side are just five points ahead in third. Meanwhile, Chelsea have been dealt a huge blow in their pursuit of Dries Mertens. Lampard was desperate to bring the Napoli striker to London in January. But Mertens opted to stay put, leading to reports that he would instead join Chelsea at the end of the season on a free transfer.
However, reports in Italy claim Mertens is close to signing a new Napoli contract.
And that would leave Chelsea empty-handed.