Beckenbauer likens Spurs, Man Utd target Gotze to Messi

Franz Beckenbauer has likened Borussia Dortmund star Mario Gotze to Barcelona ace Lionel Messi.

Arsenal and Manchester United are among clubs being linked with the Germany international.

Beckenbauer said: "There are some players who are just about impossible to stop, and Mario is one. I love the way he plays from sheer instinct, just like Lionel Messi. He has the same talent, same technique and same feel for the game."

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