Schalke and Germany international midfielder Leon Goretzka will make a decision on his future in January according to the Midfielder.
The 22-year is out of contract with the German club in the summer and he is likely to join other club should Schalke fails to reach agreement for a contract extension with him.
Goretzka is currently one of the most sought after player in Europe now, with the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Juventus all interested in his service.
The German star joined Schalke in 2013 from Bochum and had made over 120 appearances with 19 goals to his name.
He also played an integral part for Germany national team that won the FIFA Confederation Cup in Germany in June this year.
Speaking after yesterday’s 2-2 draw with Cologne, Goretzka reveals he will decide his next move in January
“I have to find out for myself what the next step should be. He said
“I have to consider a million things. I am a person who is very meticulous in such decisions. I play through all the scenarios. So I need time.
“There doesn’t exist a deadline, but I think we are in the final phase.
“The final decision will be made in January.”
Mourinhop is currently in-search of a midfielder who will replace want-away Belgium star Marouane Fellaini and has identify Goretzka as a possible replacement in January.
Report also has it that United is preparing an offer for Atalanta midfielder Bryan Cristante in January.