Meyer committed to Schalke

Max Meyer says he is happy at FC Schalke 04 amid reports he was a target for Tottenham during the recent transfer window.

The 20-year-old midfielder intends to respect the contract he has with the Bundesliga club even if he is again the target of speculation in January, when the next transfer window opens.

"I've got two years left on my contract here," Meyer told Sport1. "And if you are referring to what happened during those final two transfer days – I will not leave the club through the back door.

"I've said that I won't leave this summer, and that stands. I know that we have a lot of potential here, we've added good players, and a good coach. We can achieve a lot and play a good role in the Bundesliga."

Next up for Schalke is a clash with defending champions Bayern Munich, and Meyer says he is looking forward to the challenge of facing such an illustrious opponent.

"I think everyone's looking forward to playing Bayern, and it might even be an advantage to play them already on the second matchday," he added.

"We want to give it our all in front of our own fans and beat them or get a point. Sure, Bayern are clearly the favourites. They are the best team in Germany, and maybe even in the world."