Manchester United target Ilkay Gundogan disappoints during Dortmund defeat

Jeremy Lin

Ilkay Gündoğan played the full 90 minutes in Borussia Dortmund’s defeat to Wolfburg today in the Bundesliga.

Die Schwarzgelben were behind after just one minute but found the equaliser from the penalty spot in the 11th minute. Naldo put the home side back in front shortly after half time.

Gündoğan received a rating of 6.37 from for his performance during the game.

The 24-year-old made 82 passes throughout the game and maintained a passing accuracy of 84.2%. Gündoğan made three tackles, no interceptions and no clearances.

Dortmund remain in seventh place following todays defeat with 43 points in 33 games.

Manchester United have been closely linked with Gündoğan over the past month but are expected to face stiff competition from Arsenal and Barcelona for the 24-year-old’s signature.

Dortmund Sporting Director Michael Zorc recently confirmed Gündoğan would be leaving in the summer.

“Our talks came to the conclusion that he won’t extend his contract and will leave in the summer,” Zorc was quoted as saying by Sky Sports.

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Gündoğan has four assists and three goals in 31 appearances for Dortmund this season.