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Tottenham target Sabitzer calm over RB Leipzig contract extension

RB Leipzig midfielder Marcel Sabitzer insists it is too early to speak about his future.

Tottenham Hotspur have been linked with the Leipzig captain recently.

Despite his contract running out in 2022, Sabitzer is calm about what he will do next.

"I have to say: I have a contract until 2022, and not just until summer," Sabitzer told Bild.

"It has become fashionable to ask the question on the future as soon as a player is in the last 18 months of their contract.

"But that doesn't mean that everything has to be decided at that moment."

He added: "Yes, but RB is not an unspectacular club. There are realistic chances of winning a title here, and there are people at work who really want to win something.

"That's why Leipzig are already one of the great clubs. But RB doesn't have to be the only great club in my life. I'm only 26.

"When a contract [is about to] expire and is to be extended, the question always arises: Will the two parties come together? But the salary is not my main focus right now.

"I'm well enough already, I don't have to worry my head every day.

"I don't play football to build a money store after my career, I play for success. I've always been a winner and I want to hold trophies."

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