Dzeko rules out January move

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VfL Wolfsburg striker Edin Dzeko - reportedly wanted by AC Milan, Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City - will not be going anywhere in January, according to the player himself.

The in-form Bosnian front-man is one of the most sought-after strikers in Europe after firing the Wolves to their first ever Bundesliga title last season.

The 23-year-old has continued his impressive form in 2009/10, netting four leagues goals as well as finding the net in the Champions League against Manchester United, Besiktas and CSKA Moscow.

Although a string of Premier League clubs have been tipped to land Dzeko, he has maintained a desire to join Serie A giants AC Milan.

But despite reports predicting the former Teplice goal-getter to move for a signficant fee in January, the player himself has stated that he will not be going anywhere until the end of the campaign.

"A transfer in the winter is not an issue at all," he told Sport Bild.

Dzeko signed a two-year extension to his current deal during the close-season, featuring a release clause of around €35 million, ensuring Wolfsburg will get their money's worth for the forward should he leave next summer.

And Wolfsburg boss Armin Veh has revealed he is already on the lookout for a replacement for his sought-after hit-man.

"We are scouring the market," he said.

"But we can only get really serious when Dzeko leaves."