Thu 25 August 2022 | 14:07

Dortmund director Kehl insists Barca target Meunier is not for sale

With Barcelona and Manchester United on the hunt for a right-back in the final days of the summer transfer window, the Belgian right-back appeared as a suitable target for both of the clubs.

However, considering the shortage of time to find a replacement for the Belgian,

Borussia Dortmund

's sporting director confirmed the club won’t sell the 30-year-old Thomas Meunier despite being out of

Edin Terzić

’s favor.

Sebastian Kehl

told a press conference ahead of his side's Bundesliga clash against

Hertha Berlin


"The transfer window is still open until next week, but we have no intention of selling Thomas Meunier.

"There will be another wild ride from Monday onwards. But I refer that overall to the market. Currently it is absolutely not our plan to sell him."


Belgian international

started his career with Virton before making a move to Club Brugge. He departed in 2016 for France and

Paris Saint-Germain

before joining Dortmund in 2020.


Addressing criticism pointed at the club's new signing,

Anthony Modeste

, Kehl asked for more patience from the fans. The 34-year-old joined Borussia Dortmund from

FC Koln

on a short-term deal that will keep him until the end of the 2022-23 season.


Tony Modeste has been with Borussia Dortmund for a fortnight. It's a change for him,"



"In the end, he will be measured by goals, we know that. But I would ask for a little patience and that he not be dubbed a 'flop transfer'."



striker has featured in 190 matches in Bundesliga and netted 83 goals. He is expected to be

Erling Haaland’

s replacement for the club.



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