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Reus reiterates commitment to Borussia Dortmund

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Manchester United, Arsenal and Barcelona have been dealt a blow in their ongoing pursuit of Marco Reus, after the German winger revealed he has no intention of leaving Borussia Dortmund, reports Sky Sports.

The 24-year-old has been the subject of intense transfer speculation in recent months, following his rapid rise to success at Signal Iduna Park, with Paris Saint-Germain another leading European club keeping tabs on developments.

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has been credited with an interest in bringing Reus to the Emirates Stadium, which would add to a growing contingent of German players currently plying their trades in north London.

With Per Mertesacker, Lukas Podolski, and club-record signing Mesut Ozil all enjoying success in the Premier League, a move to Arsenal might have seemed an attractive proposition for Reus.

Reigning champions Manchester United are also believed to be monitoring the player's situation, though the attention from Old Trafford first came prior to David Moyes taking over from Sir Alex Ferguson in the summer.

Reus is not letting the transfer rumours unsettle him, however, and has reiterated his commitment to the Bundesliga giants, even in light of reported interest from Barcelona manager Gerardo Martino at Camp Nou.

"I live in the here and now and therefore I am delighted to be a player of Borussia Dortmund," he told Kicker-Sportmagazin.

"I am under contract with the club until June 2017. Everything else is irrelevant, from my point of view."

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