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Arsenal disappointed as Reus signs new Dortmund deal

Germany international Marco Reus has extended his contract with Borussia Dortmund until June 2019. The 25-year-old attacking midfielder has been linked with a move to several clubs, including Bayern Munich, Real Madrid and Arsenal.

"We never let ourselves be influenced by all the rumours," said Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke.

"We always saw a good chance that this exceptional player could consciously decide in favour of Dortmund."

"I am very happy with my decision for Borussia Dortmund," said Reus.

"Dortmund is my hometown and Borussia is simply my club.

"I look forward to a successful future with our team and our fantastic fans behind us.

"There is plenty to do and I want to really get stuck in."

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