KEY POINTS

  • Florian Neuhaus remains focused on playing for Gladbach
  • Neuhaus is open to a move back to his hometown
  • Liverpool's chances at Neuhaus are up in the air

Liverpool can heave a sigh of relief for now following the comments made by German playmaker Florian Neuhaus.

The 24-year-old set the record straight on rumors linking him to Bayern Munich, insisting that no deal has in place for him to join the club in 2022.

The German midfielder has been getting a lot of attention lately and is seen as another player to watch in the summer transfer window.

The Reds have been singled out as a team considering a move for the German footballer.

"I read that my move to FC Bayern in 2022 was already a done deal. I can clearly deny that here and now," Neuhaus said to TZ. "I haven't signed a contract anywhere except with Borussia Mönchengladbach. I feel very much at home there at the moment."

While the rumored deal with Bayern Munich has been officially scorned, Neuhaus stressed that he remains open to returning to his boyhood home.

For now, he prefers to honor his stint with Gladbach.

"Home is a very important point for me. I can well imagine living in Markt Kaufering again later," he stated.

Neuhaus has made 116 appearances for Gladbach since coming over in 2017. He has contributed 16 goals--eight coming during the 2020-21 season aside from 20 assists across his name.

Florian Neuhaus of Germany Florian Neuhaus of Germany Photo: Getty Images | Alexander Hassenstein

Neuhaus has won five titles for his country and is set to see action at the European Championship on June 11.

He will join forces with other notable names like Thomas Muller and Mats Hummels who will don the national colors after a two-year exile.

"For Germany, the strongest players should always appear. I think we have a very good squad with a good mix," told Neuhaus. "With Thomas and Mats, I wouldn't always just emphasize their experience, they bring a lot more with them on and off the pitch.”