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The company also wants T-mobile's brand and some of its management team to be retained after a merger, the Journal cited the sources as saying.
Reuters reported on May 1 that Sprint is facing a battle with U.S. regulators who oppose consolidation in the wireless market on the basis it would inhibit competition. The company is aware it may have to give up some of its spectrum holdings to win over critics, according to a Reuters source.
T-Mobile and Deutsche Telekom could not be reached immediately for comment outside of normal business hours.
(Reporting By Abinaya Vijayaraghavan; Editing by Ken Wills)