Borussia Dortmund playmaker Mario Gotze has signed a new, long-term deal at Borussia Dortmund.

The 19-year-old Germany midfielder, who had been linked with a move to Arsenal, has already established himself as a regular for both club and country and has played a pivotal role in Dortmund's bid to retain the Bundesliga title this season.

Dortmund currently sit five points clear of Bayern Munich at the top of the league and Gotze told the club's official website he wants to build on the current success. "Everyone knows how comfortable I feel in Dortmund, I want to be a part of this development," he said.

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