Yussuf Poulsen thought it was funny, when he read, he had asked RB Leipzig on a switch away.

Yussuf Poulsen has the last few days has been the centre of a curious, transfersaga.

on Wednesday, wrote the German Bild, that the Danish midfielder had submitted a transferanmodning to his club, RB Leipzig.

Later Wednesday shot poulsen’s agent, Poul-Erik Petersen, the story down and denied that it had anything on it.

Thursday, the attacker has then even commented.

– I thought it was an April fool when I read it. It does not have anything on him, he says to the German news agency dpa.

Poulsen has been on the field in 20 bundesliga matches this season, but in half of the cases, it has been as a substitute from the bench.

It is a new situation for the 25-year-old dane, who came to the German club in 2013 and for many years has been stamspiller.

Under coach Julian Nagelsmanns management is Poulsen, however, slipped a bit down in the hierarchy, and after the new year he’s only started on the track in one bundesligakamp.

on Wednesday stressed Poul-Erik Petersen, however, that the dane still is happy for existence in the German topklub.

– I can not say it any more clearly than that she has love to be in Leipzig, and as a starting point that is, he sees himself, found the agent to TV2 Sport.

Yussuf poulsen’s contract with RB Leipzig runs until the summer of 2022.