Julian Draxler isn't going anywhere.

By 90Min
August 28, 2018

Julian Draxler's agent Roger Wittman has confirmed that the German international will remain in Paris after this continental transfer window closes. 

There were rumours that he could have been part of a swap deal for Bayern Munich central defender Jerome Boateng, but Wittman's comments appear to have put those to rest. 

Out of favor with manager Thomas Tuchel, it was rumored that Draxler's current coach is keen to offload the former Schalke man. However, Wittman has told Sport 1 that his client will be going nowhere: “Of course Julian will stay in Paris.”

Any deal to take Draxler away from the French capital is off the table as far as his agent is concerned. The 24-year-old had been a target for Sevilla, but his bulky wage demands put off the La Liga side.

With the star power of both Kylian Mbappe and Neymar not waning anytime soon, Draxler has been forced down the pecking order to fight with Angel Di Maria for a midfield spot. 

This season's start suggests his new boss favors the Argentine, as Draxler has seen his minutes limited. Unavailable to influence games in any manner, the World Cup winner briefly appeared as a substitute against Angers.

All this taken into consideration, you wouldn't blame Draxler for looking elsewhere. Previously a target for Arsenal, the German would feasibly attract multiple suitors around Europe. 

Nevertheless, it appears that PSG's No. 23 is willing to stay and battle for his place. Blessed with an abundance of talent, he could yet become an important figure this campaign.  

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