Cody Gakpo shares his thoughts on ‘nice’ transfer links.

  • Cody Gakpo opens up on ‘nice’ transfer links.

Cody Gakpo shares his thoughts on'nice' transfer links.
Cody Gakpo shares his thoughts on ‘nice’ transfer links.

While insisting that he is now focusing entirely on the Netherlands campaign, Cody Gakpo has acknowledged that he is flattered by rumours linking to moves to Europe’s top clubs.

Following negotiations, Mp3bullet has discovered that Manchester United is still interested in signing Gakpo, and he has also been mentioned as a target for Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

The 23-year-old has already scored twice for a Netherlands team that is close to securing qualification for the knockout stages at the World Cup.

Speaking ahead of the Oranje’s final Group A clash with Qatar, Gakpo was asked about the regular transfer speculation.


“My focus is on the but it is always nice to hear stories like that,” the player said. “I’m trying not to think much about that. I try to do my best to help the team.

“Coach [Louis van Gaal] is very demanding. He always tries to trigger me to become a better player. I am very grateful for that. I am not surprised about my performance. I know what I am capable of.

“At the moment I am a player and the focus is on the national team. We’ll see what will happen. In football, it can go crazy, but as it is now, I will still play at after the World Cup.”

Gakpo has already contributed nine goals and 12 assists for in 14 Eredivisie games this season.

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