Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel has remained coy on his long-term future with the club, claiming that
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"The rumours came up because of an interview Mr Watzke gave on Saturday, an important day," Tuchel said.
"It's his right, he's the boss, and we have to deal with it. So rumours are spreading and I am not commenting on it right now."
The 43-year-old coach has just one year remaining on his contract with talks expected to take place in the summer.
Tuchel stressed that "there is not a fight" between him and Watzke, and insisted that he is solely focused on winning the upcoming DFB Pokal final and finishing in the top three of the Bundesliga.
"We have big goals to reach," he added. Asked whether he would still be in charge next season, he said: "I am the head coach of Dortmund at Augsburg."
BVB sporting director Michael Zorc later told Bild: