Dortmund linked with €9.5 million move for Tottenham target

Mainz' midfielder Yunus Malli (L) and Leverkusen's midfielder Lars Bender vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match between 1 FSV Mainz 05 v Bayer 04 Leverkusen in Mainz, Germany, on April 11, 2015. AFP PHOTO / DANIEL ROLAND RESTRICTIONS - DFL RULES TO LIMIT THE ONLINE USAGE DURING MATCH TIME TO 15 PICTURES PER MATCH. IMAGE SEQUENCES TO SIMULATE VIDEO IS NOT ALLOWED AT ANY TIME. FOR FURTHER QUERIES PLEASE CONTACT DFL DIRECTLY AT + 49 69 650050. (Photo credit should read DANIEL ROLAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Borussia Dortmund have been linked with a move for the Maniz attacking midfielder Yunus Malli.

The German tabloid Bild have reported that Dortmund are considering a move for the Turkish international who has a €9.5 million release clause.

Dortmund’s manager Thomas Tuchel worked with Malli while he was manager of Maniz.

Tottenham had scouts present at Maniz’s game against Hanover 96 recently according to Tutto Mercatto. The Italian outlet state that Spurs are interested in signing the Turkish international and are monitoring the Malli’s performances.

Malli played for the Germany U21 side as a youth but has decided to switch allegiances and represent the country of his parents.

The 23-year-old is expected to be called up to the Turkish national team for the European Championships in France over the summer.

Malli midfielder has eight goals and has provided two assist in 22 appearances for Maniz this season.

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