sport news Julian Draxler admits he contemplated leaving PSG amid links with Leeds United

'In the summer I thought about trying to do something else': PSG midfielder Julian Draxler admits he contemplated leaving French giants amid links with Leeds... but decided to stay and fight for his place under Paris Saint-Germain's Julian Draxler considered leaving the club this summer Draxler had been linked with a move to Leeds United and the Premier League  However, he decided to stay in Paris to fight for a place in the Tuchel's squad

By Charlotte Daly For Mailonline

Published: 17:24 BST, 6 October 2020 | Updated: 17:39 BST, 6 October 2020

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Julian Draxler considered leaving Paris Saint-Germain this summer after being linked with a move to the Premier League. 

Leeds United were among a host of club vying for the midfielder's signature as Marcelo Bielsa looked to reinforce his squad ahead of their return to the English top-flight. 

However, Draxler decided to stay in the French capital and fight for a place in 's squad.   

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Julian Draxler considered leaving the club this summer

Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Julian Draxler considered leaving the club this summer

The former Schalke player has one year remaining on his current contract with the Ligue 1 champions, and although he insists he has no intention of walking away from the Parc des Princes now, he did admit to contemplating a move earlier in the summer.

'In the summer I thought about trying to do something else,' Draxler told Bild.

'Due to the coronavirus situation, it was ultimately difficult to find a club where I would have said: 'Everything fits well together, I definitely want to [come here]'.

'That was not the

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