Youngster has a 35m euro release clause in his current deal in the Ruhr Valley that runs until 2017.
Premier League champions Manchester United have been given a huge boost in their long-running efforts to land highly rated Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus after the player refused to commit his future to the club, according to reports in the Daily Mail.
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At this exact moment in time the Red Devils are without a full-time head coach following the sacking of previous manager David Moyes at the end of last month.
However, regardless of whoever does eventually come in to take over from the Scot in the Old Trafford dugout next season, with the Netherlands national team coach Louis van Gaal the red-hot favourite at present to take on the role, the top-flight giants are still expected to make a move for the coveted Germany international when the summer transfer window does reopen for business.
And now United will be confident of luring the 24-year-old to the Theatre of Dreams after Reus himself revealed that he did not know where his future lay next season.
“It’s like that in this business. Every player only has one career and wants to get the best out of it,” said Reus.
“You have to decide what’s best for you. We’ll see about that.
“Every footballer has his goals and is dreaming of winning titles. At the end of your career, you want to be able to say that you’ve won many titles.”