FC Bayern’s chances of signing midfielder Konrad Laimer from RB Leipzig are apparently increasing. A jersey causes trouble and a plan for Sadio Mane in the starting eleven of Munich is circulating. The news and rumors about FCB can be found here.
Here’s Bayern news and rumors from yesterday.
FC Bayern – Rumor: Transfer target Konrad Laimer rejects contract extension at RB Leipzig
FC Bayern is apparently not finished after the previous transfers. Another reinforcement for the midfield in the person of Konrad Laimer could follow next.
The Austrian in the service of RB Leipzig has been traded with the Munich company for a long time. Now he reports kickerthat Laimer had informed RB that he would not be renewing his contract, which ran until 2023.
However, the magazine also reports that Laimer has not yet communicated a change request internally. Nevertheless, a departure now seems likely, since it is part of the club policy at RB Leipzig that players should not be given away for free, which would be the case with Laimer in the coming year without a new contract.
And Bavaria is said to have not yet made contact with the Saxons. However, the Italian transfer expert Fabrizio Romano reports that Munich are very interested in the 25-year-old. Of the kicker in turn, speculates that RB, which after the departure of coach Julian Nagelsmann, Dayot Upamecano and Marcel Sabitzer no longer wanted to sell to Munich last summer, could become weak with a fee of 25 to 30 million euros.
Laimer himself recently said that it was “quite possible” that “I won’t play in Leipzig next season”.
FC Bayern – News: Special jersey causes trouble among fans
On Saturday, FC Bayern surprised with a special jersey that combines the designs of the last ten championship jerseys. The catch: it was only offered for sale to the almost 300,000 club members. Demand was high and it was sold out in just a few hours.
So far, so simple. What followed, however, were offers on the secondary market on eBay, which almost as expected led to extortionate prices. There, bids for the special jersey were already over 700 euros on Sunday – it was originally sold at the usual jersey price of 89.95 euros (without flock and logos, which cost extra).
It is still unclear whether FC Bayern will react to this.
FC Bayern – Rumor: This is how it is planned with Sadio Mane
It is now known that Sadio Mane will switch to Bayern Munich. Sports director Hasan Salihamidzic confirmed the deal to reporters at the airport on Friday with the words: “Yes, he’s coming.”
While a performance should not be planned until Wednesday, he wants kicker already know how Julian Nagelsmann plans with the Senegalese. According to the magazine, Mane is planned on the wing – opposite Kingsley Coman. Who acts on the left or right seems still open.
However, Mane is not planned as a replacement for Robert Lewandowski, who is willing to change, although he can also play in the centre, as he recently demonstrated in the Champions League final with Liverpool. Mane could only be considered as a temporary representative in the middle of the attack with the German champions.
Conversely, this plan would also mean that the German internationals Leroy Sane and Serge Gnabry, whose contract expires in 2023, would first have to queue up.
FC Bayern: Overview of the summer timetable
|Wednesday July 20th||D.C. United||Audi Field, Washington D.C. (USA)||test match|
|Saturday 23rd July||Manchester City||Lambeau Field, Green Bay (USA)||test match|
|Saturday July 30th||RB Leipzig||Red Bull Arena, Leipzig||Supercup, Final|
|Wednesday 31 August||Viktoria Köln||Höhenberg Sports Park, Cologne||DFB Cup, 1st round|