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Napoli, Man Utd tried for Borussia Dortmund signing Axel Witsel - agent

Borussia Dortmund signing Axel Witsel was also wanted by Napoli, it has been revealed.

Witsel recently ended a 20-month spell in China as he joined Dortmund.

“There were other teams interested. Manchester United wanted him, Napoli too," agent Paul Stefani told Het Laatste Nieuws.

“However I told Axel, 'at Dortmund you're No 1. In Manchester you'd be just one of many, the same in Naples."

The midfielder represented Belgium at the World Cup earlier in the summer, helping his country achieve a third-place finish.

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