VfL Wolfsburg director of sport Klaus Allofs admits forcing Julian Draxler to remain at the club was not the smartest move and will now consider offers for the winger.
Draxler was the subject of numerous transfer rumours in the off-season, but the club repeatedly stated their desire to hang on to their star asset, much to the dismay of the player himself.
The 23-year-old was notably absent for the Wolves 5-0 hammering at the hands of FC Bayern München over the weekend after he once again made public his desire to leave.
Allofs has subsequently conceded it may not have been the best decision to force him to stay at the club.
"All that has changed is our basic stance compared to the summer when we said that we did not want to sell him," he told Sky Sports Deutschland.
"That has proven not to have been a good decision, you've got to accept that now.
"If we are to receive an offer then we will consider it and see whether we react to it.
"We are not putting him up for sale or sticking a price tag on him, though, just to make that very clear."
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