22 Feb Chelsea eye Niklas Sule as Bayern Munich contract talks stall
The January transfer window might appear to be a distant reminiscence, however that does not imply the hearsay mill has shut down! Hypothesis over summer time strikes is heating up so take a look at the most recent gossip beneath, and see all official offers right here.
TOP STORY: Bayern coy over Sule’s future
Bayern Munich govt Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says that Germany worldwide Niklas Sule might keep on the Bundesliga champions, however solely beneath sure circumstances, studies Bild.
The centre-back’s contract involves an finish in the summertime of 2022, which means he’ll be allowed to go away Bayern without spending a dime on the finish of subsequent season if a deal isn’t reached.
The state of affairs mirrors that of Sule’s defensive companion, David Alaba, who confirmed final week that he can be exiting the Allianz Area after failing to comply with a brand new contract as nicely.
“If we discover a resolution, we’re usually prepared to increase the contract, however that can solely be doable beneath sure circumstances,” Rummenigge mentioned. “Talks are actually being held, then we’ll see what outcomes they may result in. We’ll have a look at it significantly and calmly till the summer time.”
In keeping with German outlet AZ, Chelsea supervisor Thomas Tuchel is a type of contemplating a transfer for Sule who, at 25, might quick change into one of the crucial in-demand centre-backs on the market.
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09.58 GMT: Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has performed down speak of defender Ezri Konsa leaving Villa Park for both Liverpool or Tottenham.
Final week, 23-year-old Konsa was linked with curiosity from the Premier League champions and Spurs, however Smith says these studies will not unsettle the previous England U21 worldwide.
“He actually will not get distracted,” Smith mentioned. “I am undecided Ezri reads any newspapers however he is in all probability seen it on-line I’d have thought, someplace.
“However, I will actually give him a bit of little bit of a ribbing about it and I am positive the lads have already!”
Konsa has made 21 Premier League appearances for eighth-placed Villa this season, scoring two objectives. The team’s purpose distinction of +11 is the perfect within the league outdoors of the highest six.
09.00 GMT: Actual Madrid ahead Vinicius Jr. says he’ll flip down any provides relating to a mortgage transfer away from the Bernabeu.
The Brazil worldwide has began in 15 of his 29 appearances for Los Blancos this season, scoring three objectives and arrange three extra.
Requested if he would take into account a mortgage spell away from Madrid looking for common taking part in time, he informed TNT Sports activities. “No. I am at all times centered on desirous to be at Actual Madrid, being with the perfect gamers, studying alongside the perfect gamers.
“I am 20 years outdated and it appears as if I’ve performed for a few years however I am solely in the beginning of my profession. I am studying lots from the gamers which are right here, people who play in my place. I need to keep at Actual Madrid without end.”
PAPER TALK (by Danny Lewis)
Man Metropolis will not hearken to De Bruyne provides
Manchester Metropolis is not going to be listening to any provides for his or her talismanic midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, in accordance with Fabrizio Romano.
The journalist has said that Metropolis see the 29-year-old as “100% untouchable” within the upcoming window.
This comes with the membership feeling assured that they will come to an settlement for the Belgian to increase his present contract, which involves an finish in 2023.
The midfielder made his first begin since getting back from harm throughout Metropolis’s 1-Zero victory over Arsenal on Sunday.
Neuhaus ‘relaxed in regards to the future’
Borussia Monchengladbach’s Florian Neuhaus has loved a formidable season, which has seen him catch the attention of supporters and golf equipment alike, as Football4cast wrote earlier this month.
Bayern Munich and a plethora of massive names have been linked with the 23-year-old midfielder.
Nonetheless, because the Germany worldwide informed Kicker, he’s not considering an excessive amount of about transfers simply but.
He informed the German outlet: “It is actually not an enormous difficulty for me now. I play for Borussia, I’ve a contract and we as a membership are nonetheless pursuing very massive objectives this season. I am unable to say what is going to occur in the summertime in the mean time.
“I am additionally very relaxed in regards to the future. Borussia is a membership the place I used to be capable of develop excellently and the place the whole lot is there. I do know what I’ve about Borussia.”
– Gladbach sporting director Max Eberl admitted to Sky Sports activities Deutschland that he has spoken with potential managers. This follows the information that Marco Rose will likely be shifting to Borussia Dortmund on the finish of the season.
– Former Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo has agreed to signal for Championship outfit Huddersfield City, as has been reported by Football Insider. The 28-year-old is at the moment a free agent, having left Toulouse upon the end result of his contract final summer time.
– Jorge Sampaoli is about to signal a contract to change into supervisor of Marseille, as has been reported by Fabrizio Romano. This comes after Andre Villas-Boas resigned resulting from disagreements round transfer coverage, which he overtly criticised in a press convention. Romano added that former Juventus and Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri was additionally approached relating to the position, however turned it down.