Amid rumors that Bayern Munich and Lucas Hernandez are closing in on a deal, Atlético Madrid — Hernandez’s previous membership — is ramping up curiosity within the Frenchman:
In response to Alex Silvestre on El Chiringuito TV, Atletico Madrid supervisor Diego Simeone is already serious about the following season and for that, he has demanded the return of his former prodigy Lucas Hernandez.
Hernandez, 26, signed for Bayern Munich from Atletico Madrid in the summertime of 2019 for a reported €80 million price, making him one of the crucial costly defenders within the sport. Actually, the French defender nonetheless stays the costliest signing in Bundesliga historical past.
Lately, there have been rumors that Hernandez is in no rush to ink a brand new take care of Bayern Munich? Is he a minimum of contemplating a return to Atlético Madrid — he did not shut the door on it? It’s unclear at this level, but it surely sure provides an fascinating wrinkle into this switch story.
Former RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita appears set on leaving Liverpool FC and is reportedly drawing curiosity from the likes of AC Milan, Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, Arsenal FC, and even Borussia Dortmund:
Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita might be on the transfer quickly as he enters the ultimate months of his take care of the Anfield membership this season. The Guinean is allowed to maneuver golf equipment on a free switch on the finish of the season and may enter discussions from January onwards if he’s unable to comply with a brand new take care of the Reds.
In response to Milan Dwell, Italian champions Milan are eyeing up a transfer for Keita, having signed Divock Origi on comparable phrases from the identical membership final yr. There may be a Premier League keep in line for Keita – Newcastle United have been open to the concept of signing Keita and are the newest Premier League membership to hitch the race.
Beforehand, golf equipment comparable to Tottenham and Arsenal had been retaining tabs, however they’ll now face home competitors from the wealthy of Newcastle, who’re at all times trying so as to add extra expertise. Aside from that, from the Bundesliga, it was beforehand reported that Borussia Dortmund had been the membership that might provide Keita a path again to Germany.
Bayern Munich had one other robust week in dispatching each Hoffenheim and FC Barcelona (LOL) and the squad seems to be — dare I say — superb.
Julian Nagelsmann is pushing all the proper buttons and the boys are responding, so there’s a lot to speak about with that topic alone…however we have much more! That is what we have now on faucet for this episode:
- A have a look at Bayern Munich’s ever-improving kind.
- The emergence of Matthijs de Ligt as a drive to be reckoned with on the backline.
- Why the transfer again to a 4-2-3-1 appears inevitable.
- Does Robert Lewandowski remorse his transfer to FC Barcelona?
- İlkay Gundoğan to Bayern Munich? Nah…that may’t be occurring can it?
- A have a look at the Home of the Dragon season finale and why studying the books may need made it painful for some.
Manchester United is taking a look at choices for a brand new striker in 2024 and Bayer Leverkusen’s Patrik Schick is amongst these into consideration:
The three strikers rumored to be within the sights of Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag are Lille’s Jonathan David, Bayer Leverkusen talisman Patrik Schick and Lyon star Moussa Dembele.
FC Barcelona appears to be unable to make its thoughts up about Frenkie de Jong. Do they need to see the Dutchman to unload his hefty wage (they need to for a wide range of causes)? Or…do they need to maintain him?
It looks like all the public claims that they need to maintain De Jong are actually going away and the membership may lastly look to get severe a few transfer — and per the norm, Manchester United is within the combine:
Even from a footballing sense, the concept of promoting De Jong seems a extra palatable one than it did in the summertime. Within the early weeks of the season Xavi has moved the Netherlands worldwide out and in of his beginning XI, utilizing him extra as a jack of all trades slightly than a grasp of 1.
President Joan Laporta has even hinted – albeit previous to their newest monetary blow – that they might be out there for a midfield participant to rival De Jong: “We’re working available on the market. Now we have had talks with the teaching workers and we intend to enhance the squad, which is already very highly effective however can nonetheless enhance extra.
“We’re working with the coach, with the technical secretariat and the director of soccer for this winter market. Now we have been analyzing issues for a while and the staff can be improved if we have now the prospect to take action.”
It signifies that United are certain to be linked once more with a participant Ten Hag sees as an important a part of his Outdated Trafford rebuild. However the place there have been obstacles simply weeks in the past, the transfer now appears considerably extra sideways than backwards. And in contrast to throughout the summer season, the place United’s desperation was clear to anybody paying consideration – the roles could also be reversed when talks re-open.
After Bayern Munich bounced FC Barcelona 3-0 within the Champions League, the boys from Bavaria will now transfer on to face off with Mainz 05 within the Bundesliga.
Our man Marcus Iredahl took the mic for this episode and that is what he has on faucet:
- A have a look at the latest type of Bayern Munich and Mainz 05.
- Some gamers to look at on Mainz and why the Carnival Membership might create some points for Bayern Munich.
- A have a look at a possible lineup for Bayern Munich.
- A prediction on the match.
- A prediction that Jamal Musiala will formally usurp Thomas Müller’s function as Bayern Munich’s beginning No. 10.
- Some ideas on how the World Cup may have an effect on Bayern Munich.
Juventus is in search of one thing — something — to get them headed in the appropriate path lately. Actual Madrid flop Eden Hazard (how unhappy is it to explain him this manner?) might be the following try to rejuvenate the squad:
As highlighted by OK Diario, Juventus Turin can be prepared to succeed in out to the worldwide with the Belgium Nationwide Crew. Furthermore, the whole lot signifies that Hazard’s predominant incentive within the the rest of 2022 goes by way of the World Cup in Qatar. Will he say goodbye to Actual Madrid within the subsequent winter switch window?
As well as, the aforementioned supply values the system of a mortgage to favor his touchdown within the solid of Massimiliano Allegri. A Vecchia Signora who, by the best way, isn’t going by way of his greatest sporting second both. Ostracized on the Santiago Bernabéu, Hazard might get his smile again in Serie A.
In response to a report from journalist Simon Phillips, Manchester Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola is considering bringing in Chelsea FC attacker and Germany worldwide Kai Havertz:
Manchester Metropolis are considering hanging a deal to signal Chelsea ahead Kai Havertz, who has struggled to duplicate his greatest kind at Stamford Bridge. (Simon Phillips)
So Bayern Munich went to the Camp Nou and gained 3-0. Fortress? Probably not. FC Barcelona might barely handle an opportunity as they struggled to interrupt down a way more strong Bayern facet than the one we noticed on the Allianz Enviornment a month in the past. Robert Lewandowski barely obtained a glance in as Julian Nagelsmann’s system neutralized the brand new lineup chosen by Xavi to reverse Barca’s flagging fortunes within the Champions League.
Listed here are our speaking factors from the sport:
- Xavi’s bizarre lineup and the way it was supposed to affect the sport.
- A fast recap of what went down.
- Participant-by-player efficiency scores. How good is Choupo-Moting proper now?
- Is Jamal Musiala’s latest quietness a trigger for concern?
- Unintentional fouls from Bayern Munich — Anthony Taylor’s fault or an actual concern?
- Compliments to the protection at present. How Matthijs de Ligt and Dayot Upamecano shone towards Barcelona.
- How Nagelsmann’s dangerous defensive system places a ton of strain on defenders to make the appropriate choices every time.
- Ending the pod with one closing criticism.