Manchester United target Ilkay Gundogan could stay on at Borussia Dortmund under new coach Thomas Tuchel

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Ilkay Gündogan may remain at Borussia Dortmund under their new manager Thomas Tuchel according to the Guardian.

The Newspaper states that the Germany international is set to make a U-Turn and sign a contract extension with the Bundesliga giants.

“There are several things in favour of Ilkay finding back to his old level and doing that in a familiar, comfortable environment,”  Gündogan’s agent and uncle Ilhan Gündogan told Süddeutsche Zeitung.

Ilhan Gündogan went onto say that Gündogan “now been thinking about” staying at Dortmund after hearing Tuchel’s plans for next season.

Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke said that there was a chance the Germany international would extend his contract with the club.

“Maybe there is still a chance that he has a rethink,” Dortmund’s general manager Hans-Joachim Watzke told WAZ.

Gündoğan has been closely linked with United, Barcelona and German giants Bayern Munich over the summer transfer window but the 24-year-old midfielder still has a year remaining on his contract with Dortmund.

The Germany international finished the season with five assists and three goals in 33 appearances in all competitions.

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