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Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel: I had Man Utd, PSG offers

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel admits turning down Manchester United.

After 18 months in China, Witsel returned to Europe last season with Dortmund.

"I had other offers and maybe I could have switched to Paris (PSG) or Manchester, but I didn't want to wait. I had a feeling that I was Dortmund's first choice," he told Goal.

"It's important to feel good when switching to a new club, so after talks with Michael Zorc, Lucien Favre and Hans-Joachim Watzke (Dortmund's sports director, head coach and director respectively) I chose to switch to Dortmund.

"Dortmund is is top club and I really wanted to go to a top European club. Maybe it was my last chance and it was the right decision."

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