Germany international winger Serge Gnabry's dad has encouraged his son to remain with Werder Bremen amid reports linking him with a move to FC Bayern München.
The 21-year-old has become an integral part of Alexander Nouri's side since signing a five-year contract with the club from Arsenal last summer.
Following a string of impressive performances, Gnabry has been strongly linked with a move away from the German side, with the Bavarian giants said to be monitoring his situation with keen interest.
However, the former Stuttgart youth's father is adamant that his son will remain with Bremen for the foreseeable future – citing his development as a key factor.
"Yes, yes. He will stay here," he told reporters. "He needs to get a foothold here first.
"I don't know the release clause. But what I know is that he needs to establish himself here first.
"Diego was here for three years, Mesut Ozil played here for three years. Why should Serge not stay here for three years," he concluded.
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