Football – Freiburg im Breisgau – Freiburg Saier: No winter transfer from Schlotterbeck – Sport

Freiburg (dpa) – Sports director Jochen Saier from the Bundesliga soccer club SC Freiburg has confirmed the interest of other clubs in defender Nico Schlotterbeck, but has ruled out a change of the 22-year-old this winter. “There is no question that there is desire. It is also very clear that we have already had one or the other conversation with other clubs because some have already put out feelers,” said Saier to the Sky TV channel on Tuesday. Several big clubs are said to be interested in Schlotterbeck’s signing, including FC Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund.

He cannot currently say whether the defender will stay with the Baden club beyond the summer, said Saier. “Our season remains to be seen whether we can get stuck there,” said the 43-year-old. “Then we will make a good decision together. But I won’t say: he will still be with us next season. That would also be a bit presumptuous.” Schlotterbeck will not be sold in the current transfer period. “We will stay together and not give anyone away,” said Saier. “We have a super interesting group and we want to keep our foot on the accelerator.”

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