More

    Bayern Munich temptation prompts Tottenham target to snub new contract

    Marcel Sabitzer has told RB Leipzig that he has no intention of renewing his contract with them, according to reports in Germany.

    Sabitzer has been a Leipzig player since 2014, although he spent his first season on loan away from the club. Since his debut in 2015, he has risen in importance and currently serves as captain. But, after more than 200 appearances, his association with the Red Bull side could be ending.

    Regularly linked with more established European giants in recent months, Sabitzer has been a top target for Tottenham ever since his goals knocked them out of the 2019-20 Champions League.

    He has remained in the club’s thinking even after the departure of Jose Mourinho, who subsequently has eyed the player for Roma, although such a deal looks unlikely.

    In fact, Sabitzer’s next destination may still be in Germany. Rumours are growing about a transfer to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.

    According to Bild, talks between the two clubs are underway. A transfer to Bayern would see him follow his ex-Leipzig coach, Julian Nagelsmann, and recent teammate, Dayot Upamecano.

    NFL Betting

    Amid these developments, Goal and Spox report that Sabitzer has told Leipzig he does not want to sign a new contract. His current deal is due to expire in the summer of 2022, so they must now consider cashing in to avoid losing him – potentially to a direct rival – for nothing.

    At present, there has been no formal bid from Bayern for the Austrian midfielder’s services. However, their interest is clear.

    According to Sport1, there are three clubs Sabitzer would be willing to sign for and Bayern are one of them. But the Bundesliga champions must sell players first to make room for the 27-year-old. Corentin Tolisso or Michael Cuisance may be at risk.

    If Sabitzer is to move this summer, he would cost an eight-figure sum.

    Sabitzer could cost £17m

    While he has a €50m release clause in his contract, Sabitzer could be on the move for much less this summer due to the lack of time left on his deal.

    A report last month, backing up Tottenham’s interest under new coach Nuno Espirito Santo, claimed that Sabitzer may be available for just £17m.

    For a 27-year-old with more than 50 international caps and experience in one of Europe’s biggest leagues, that could be a bargain.

    But as things stand, Bayern Munich are looking more likely to sign him than Spurs are.

    READ MOREReport claims Nuno has new Tottenham target with soaring fee up sleeve

    Source link news

    Related articles

    Comments

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Betting on Soccer

    Share article

    Latest articles

    The one reason that Ross Barkley didn’t leave Chelsea this summer

    Chelsea’s summer clear-out While the senior major incominga at Stamford Bridge this summer were Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku, a free addition of third choice goalkeeper...

    Guardiola Believes De Bruyne Is Getting Back To His Best “Step By Step” After Lengthy Injury Battle

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was delighted that Kevin De Bruyne managed to last the full 90 minutes in the 6-1 win over Wycombe...

    Spurs dealt huge blow ahead of Wolves clash

    3 minute read 22/9/2021 | 02:10pm Tottenham Hotspur have been handed another...

    Milan-Venezia: The Rossoneri squad | Rossoneri Blog

    Ismaël Bennacer during training at Milanello. (@acmilan.com)Here is the squad of Milan.AC Milan face Venezia FC on Wednesday evening when the...
    Betting on Soccer

    Newsletter

    Subscribe to stay updated.