Keita points to Leipzig exit

28 June 2017 07:32:46 EST

Midfield ace Naby Keita has dropped a major hint that he is set to leave RB Leipzig this summer, having been linked with a number of top clubs.

The 22-year-old Guinea international was a big hit in his one season to date with Leipzig, sparking talk of a big-money move before the 2017/18 Bundesliga campaign gets under way.

And Keita has done nothing to dampen such speculation, telling Die Welt: "I love Leipzig and I will never forget this city.

"I hope that I am at the level in two, three years that I could play for one of the very big clubs. This includes Barcelona, but it also includes Real Madrid or Manchester City."

Keita was a key member of the Leipzig side who finished second in the Bundesliga last season and qualified for the Champions League for the first time in their history.

Leipzig are 20/1 to win the Bundesliga title next season, with Borussia Dortmund 7/1 and Bayern Munich 1/7.

Meanwhile, Cezary Kucharski has moved to try and put an end to talk of his client, Robert Lewandowski, leaving Bayern.

The Poland international striker was known to be frustrated at the end of last season, but Kucharski says talk of an exit are being overplayed.

He told "I don't want to say anything more on this subject, because everything I say here is translated into German and every word is analysed by the media.

"I've always said, and I'm still of the same opinion, that Bayern Munich are the best club for the development of his career. My opinion hasn't changed, not today nor yesterday."

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