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Bayern Munich should look at Christian Pulisic deal - Lothar Matthaus

Bayern Munich legend Lothar Matthaus has said his former club should look to make a move for Borussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic.

U.S. international Pulisic was Dortmund's best performer in an otherwise disappointing showing Saturday's 3-1 home defeat to Bayern, drawing specific praise from sporting director Michael Zorc, who said he was the only player to show "courage," and coach Peter Bosz.

The 19-year-old is under contract until 2020, but Matthaus said Bayern should target him when they look for successors for Arjen Robben, 33, and Franck Ribery, 34.

"Whenever Bayern are looking to replace Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery, they must put out feelers to Christian Pulisic," Matthaus said on Sky following Bayern's win on Saturday. 

The German champions have signed several key Dortmund players in recent years, with Mario Gotze, Robert Lewandowski and Mats Hummels all making the move, but Bayern CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge suggested in April that his club had moved away from targeting their rivals' players.

Pulisic's father has also played down the prospect of a move to Bayern, while the player himself indicated this summer that he had no intention of moving to the Allianz Arena.

Christian Pulisic appears set to sit out United States' upcoming friendly against Portugal.

Meanwhile, Dortmund have told ESPN FC that they expect Pulisic to remain at the club for the upcoming international break, with the United States set to announce their squad on Tuesday.

The U.S., who failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, have a friendly away to Portugal on Nov. 14 but Dortmund have said he is not on the release list. No reason was given for the absence.

Portugal have already confirmed that players including Cristiano Ronaldo and Nani will not feature in the match. 

Stephan Uersfeld is the Germany correspondent for ESPN FC. Follow him on Twitter @uersfeld.

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