PSG's Draxler dismisses links to Bayern

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Julian Draxler isn't planning on leaving Paris Saint-Germain anytime soon despite speculation suggesting a transfer to Bayern Munich is on the horizon.

The German international, whose contract runs until 2021, dismissed rumours linking him with a move back to his home country and insisted that helping PSG achieve its goals this season is his primary focus.

"I am not thinking about leaving the club in winter or even in the summer," he said, according to Mark Lovell of ESPN FC. "I am right in the middle of the season with PSG and solely concentrating on our big targets. Now is not the relevant time to think about my immediate or near future."

Draxler has enjoyed a positive spell in the French capital since his arrival from Wolfsburg in January. However, the 24-year-old isn't ruling out a return to Germany after conceding that "the Bundesliga is always interesting."

The expiring contracts of Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery triggered speculation over a move to Bayern, whose president ruled out a move for Draxler last summer due to limited places available on the squad.

Draxler has scored twice and provided two assists in 10 Ligue 1 appearances thus far.