Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has rejected reports linking his club with a bid for Manchester City midfielder
A number of newspapers this week reported the Bundesliga side was lining up an approach for the 27-year-old Netherlands international, who has a year to run on his deal at the
But responding to the speculation on Bayern's pre-season tour of
"But it is not true to say there is interest from FC Bayern."
De Jong, who has previously played in the Bundesliga with Hamburg, joined City in 2009 but saw his first-team chances limited last season as the club secured its first league title in 44 years.
Hamburger SV has parted ways with sports director Frank Arnesen by "mutual agreement" with immediate effect.