Paul Mitchell reveals he will make a decision on his future in the summer

RB Leipzig Head of Recruitment Paul Mitchell has revealed that he will make a decision on his future in the summer.

The Englishman has been linked with potential moves to Manchester United, Chelsea, and Arsenal in the last few weeks, with all three Premier League sides looking to appoint a Director of Football.

Born in Denton, Greater Manchester, Mitchell has developed a reputation of being a fine talent spotter during his spells at Southampton, Spurs and now in Leipzig, with the 38-year-old unearthing a number of excellent players including Sadio Mane, Dusan Tadic and Dele Alli to name but a few.

Mitchell still has a year left on his contract with the Bundesliga side, who are keen to keep him at the club and have offered him a five-year contract extension to take him through to 2025.

However, it seems as though he is in no rush to make a decision about a potential return to the English top flight, insisting he will not make a decision until the summer.

“I also heard the rumours. But it is clear; I have a contract in Leipzig until 2020,” he told German publication, Bild.

“I like my job and I am treated very well. There will certainly be a decision in the summer.”

Manchester United are keen to appoint a director of football for the first time in their history as part of a management structure overhaul.

Meanwhile, Chelsea are still looking to replace former technical director Michael Emenalo who left the club back in 2017 while Arsenal are looking for a replacement for Sven Mislintat who left the Emirates in February.