Chelsea and Manchester United transfer target and midfield wonderkid speaks out on future

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Serbian midfielder Marko Grujic has spoken out in light of rumours linking him with a move away from Red Star Belgrade.

Premier League giants Manchester United and Chelsea are both reportedly interested in the youngster [via The Guardian], while Paris Saint-Germain are also considering a move for the 19-year-old [L’Equipe].

However, speaking to Serbian daily Novosti [as per Le 10 Sport], the prodigious talent has insisted that he is happy where he is.

“The rumours and speculation to not touch me,” Grujic began. “I feel absolutely great here

“I want Red Star to win the title and qualify for the Champions League. It’s only then that we might take to management about a departure.”

L’Equipe [as above] noted that PSG were keen on the midfielder, although Le 10 Sport note that Grujic would only be pursued in the case that Adrien Rabiot leaves the club. The French midfielder was linked with a departure during the summer [Metro in August], due to his inability to secure a regular first-team spot at the Parc des Princes.

The Guardian have also reported that Hamburg are keen on the player, with the German side understood to have made an offer of £1.2 million for his services.

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The same source report that United are keen on the player, and may look to challenge Chelsea or PSG for his signature.

The powerful Grujic is a similar kind of player to his compatriot Nemanja Matic, and considering the 27-year-old’s high-profile struggles in the Premier League this season—he was sent off against West Ham United at the weekend—Jose Mourinho may be looking to reshuffle his midfield options.