Frei hints at Dortmund exit

23 March 2009 02:32
Switzerland international Alexander Frei has refused to deny reports linking him with a summer move away from Borussia Dortmund.[LNB] Frei has not been guaranteed a starting berth at Signal Iduna Park since the arrival of Jurgen Klopp as manager in the summer.[LNB]The striker, who is the club's leading scorer with nine Bundesliga goals, has been linked with Tottenham, Napoli and Paris St Germain.[LNB]Frei moved to Dortmund from Stade Rennais in June 2006 and has scored 31 goals in 69 Bundesliga games, with his current contract due to expire next summer.[LNB]Certain truthHe told Kicker: "Those sort of rumours always bear a certain truth.[LNB]"I have always enjoyed a brilliant backing from the fans and the team, I signed a four-year deal when I arrived and it is also a valid deal next season. [LNB]"Until now I am here and I will also be here tomorrow."[LNB]Frei admitted that he does not enjoy the most cordial of relationships with Klopp but claimed that they do not allow their differences to affect the club.[LNB]He told Swiss tabloid Blick: "We are working together in a professional way, but we will are never likely to end up friends."[LNB]

Source: SKY_Sports