Turkey international reveals why he picked Dortmund over Liverpool

Turkish international star Emre Mor revealed why he decided to join Borussia Dortmund despite having interest from across Europe.

The Daily Star reported that Liverpool were actually favourites the sign the Denmark born wonder-kid and ESPN claimed that the Reds were close to making an offer.

The same report revealed that Mor had also attracted interested from Manchester United and Manchester City.

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Juventus meanwhile sent scouts to keep tabs on Mor during the Euro 2016 preparation game.

It was Dortmund however, who ended up snapped up the 18-year-old on a five-year deal.

Mor spoke to reporters after Turkey’s 1-0 defeat against Croatia and said: “I had many offers but I picked Dortmund because it was the best option for my future. 

“Thomas Tuchel told me his plans directly and played a major role in convincing me to make the move. He showed real interest and has really exciting plans.

“Tuchel told me what he expects from me and it is the best place for my development as a player.”

Mor became the youngest player to have ever represented Turkey at a major international tournament – and the 7th youngest in the history of the competition – when he came on for Cenk Tosun in the second half against Croatia aged 18 and 323 days.

The attacking midfielder was widely praised for his performance and could break into the first-team ahead of the Spain game on Friday.

Mor was born in Denmark but switched allegiance to represent his fathers country at senior international level.

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