Manchester United & Chelsea target rules out Bundesliga exit

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Manchester United and Chelsea target Neven Subotic has ruled out leaving Borussia Dortmund in the near future.

Recent reports had suggested Manchester United were prepared to let Shinji Kagawa return to Borussia Dortmund if they could prise Subotic away from Signal Iduna Park.

However Manchester United and Chelsea's hopes of signing the Serbian international have been dashed as the 24-year-old is keen on continuing his football education in the Bundesliga.

Subotic, speaking to the Daily Mail, said on speculation linking him with a move away from the Black and Yellows:

"Most of us started here at a very young age and grew together.

"It makes it special that I can look at almost anyone in the team and recount 30 times where he saved my butt or I saved his. That is very unique now days and we all see the benefit of it.

"I wouldn’t move to any other club because I’m still growing with this club at a very great rate where it would be silly for me to go somewhere and try to grow faster with a big chance of then maybe sitting on the bench."

Subotic has built up an outstanding central defensive partnership with Germany international Mats Hummels, which has provided Dortmund with the stability for their attacking players to shine on the biggest stage.

The Borussia Dortmund star, who has been capped 36 times for Serbia, is now seen as one of the most consistent centre-backs in Europe.

Subotic is likely to start Borussia Dortmund's Champions League encounter against Arsenal on Wednesday night.

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