Marcel Schmelzer welcomes interest

Schmelzer welcomes interest
© Getty Images
Borussia Dortmund defender Marcel Schmelzer welcomes potential interest from Liverpool.

Borussia Dortmund defender Marcel Schmelzer has welcomed potential interest from Liverpool.

The German international has been a key part of Dortmund's success over the last couple of seasons, but the emergence of Erik Durm has placed his long-term future in doubt.

While revealing that he feels "very good" at Dortmund, the 26-year-old has said that it is "nice" to learn of outside interest, with Liverpool strongly linked with a move for the full-back.

"Of course I look forward to hearing things like that and it's nice when top clubs are interested in you," he told WAZ.

"But I still have a contract with Borussia Dortmund until 2016 and I feel very, very good at BVB."

A number of European clubs are believed to be monitoring proceedings.

Borussia Dortmund's defender Marcel Schmelzer attends a training sessionin Russia's second city of Saint Petersburg, on February 24, 2014
Read Next:
Liverpool target Schmelzer move?
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City98103242825
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd96212241820
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs96211961320
4Chelsea95131710716
5Arsenal95131712516
6Watford94321517-215
7Newcastle UnitedNewcastle9423108214
8Burnley934289-113
9Liverpool93421416-213
10Southampton933389-112
11Huddersfield TownHuddersfield9333710-312
12Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton9324910-111
13West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom9243710-310
14Leicester CityLeicester92341214-29
15Swansea CitySwansea9225610-48
16West Ham UnitedWest Ham9225817-98
17Stoke CityStoke92251020-108
18Everton9225718-118
19Bournemouth9216613-77
20Crystal Palace9108219-173