Ilkay Gundogan has said that he would love to remain on the Etihad Stadium this summer season.
It was reported earlier this month that the Germany worldwide may be allowed to depart the membership since he didn’t at all times discover himself within the beginning lineup in the course of the 2022-23 season.
Gundogan began 32 video games and got here on in its place in all competitions, scoring two key objectives in opposition to Aston Villa on the final day of the season to assist Metropolis win the Premier League championship.
Regardless of speak of a doable transfer, Gundogan has said that leaving Metropolis at this level of their progress can be a downgrade.
Chatting with Kicker, he stated: “We’ll sit down collectively sooner or later and alternate our concepts and plans, after which we are going to see what comes out of it.
“Soccer-wise, there may be actually nonetheless no higher deal with than Manchester Metropolis underneath Pep Guardiola, and I believe that can hardly change within the subsequent few years.
“In fact, I’d have favored to play somewhat longer in a single or two essential video games over the previous few months. That is not a secret. I’m a participant who at all times desires to play.”
Guardiola has beforehand insisted that he desires to retain the companies of Gundogan, who has been at Metropolis since 2016.