In the case of Ante Rebic (25), rumors stubbornly persist that he might transfer to Atlético Madrid. If the Croatian World Cup runner-up also left along with Luka Jovic (Real Madrid), Eintracht Frankfurt would have a massive hole to fill in its offense, because newcomer Dejan Joveljic will probably need some time to get used to the Bundesliga, despite his talent.
With Atleti also close to landing Benfica’s Joao Felix, the Rojiblancos could have some exciting offensive options next season.
Speaking of Felix, Portuguese football expert Felipe Dias thinks the youngster should pick Tottenham Hotspur or Manchester City over Atlético Madrid. The Express captured comments that Dias made to the Transfer Talk podcast:
We don’t feel [Atletico] is the perfect fit for him as a player. Atletico Madrid’s style of play doesn’t really suit him. But Diego Simeone pointed out that because of the signing he could change the style of play of the whole team. Maybe a club like Spurs [would have been the perfect fit], like City, with more offensive, attractive football.
Bayern Munich has allegedly been interested in Celtic center-back prospect Liam Morrison, but the Scottish power is not having it. Like... at all.
Celtic coach Neil Lennon indicated that his club was working on a new deal with the 16-year-old and that there was no way that the club would let him leave for Germany. He said,
That’s not going to happen. There is interest from Germany but Liam’s our player and we want to develop him. We’re not accepting any, or open to any, offers for him. I think we’re in negotiations over a new contract. It’s too early to say with him but he’s doing really well. He played well last Wednesday night. We’re very pleased with his progress.
According to Sky’s Max Bielefeld, Bayern might be re-igniting its interest in Hoffenheim’s Kevin Vogt. Head coach Niko Kovac was interested in signing Vogt last year, but the front office vetoed the move (along with Ante Rebic).
#TransferUpdate um 18:00 Uhr:— Max Bielefeld (@Sky_MaxB) July 1, 2019
- Bayern: Interesse an Kevin Vogt
- BVB: Diallo mit Abschiedsgedanken
- Malang Sarr: Neues zum Zweikampf zwischen Gladbach und RB
- Premier League: Ndombélé wird zum Rekordtransfer der Spurs #SkyTransferhttps://t.co/KavJh31dKe
TZ reporter Manuel Bonke, however, refutes the report on Vogt, however. Instead, Bonke says that decision-makers at Bayern want to see Lars Lukas Mai get a first-team roster spot. Mai, of course, has been linked with a move to FC Nürnberg.
According to TZ, there's no interest from Bayern in Kevin Vogt. Javi Martínez can cover the CB and 6 positions. In addition, people at the club want Lukas Mai to be in the first team and get game time but it depends on Niko Kovač's plans with him [@mano_bonke]— Bayern & Germany (@iMiaSanMia) July 1, 2019
As noted in the tweet by @iMiaSanMia that Bonke himself re-tweeted, Bayern still views Javi Martinez as a swing player at center-back and defensive midfield.
Sport Bild chief Christian Falk aka “Falk Master Flex” did what he does — Mad Cobra stylee:
Give the latest episode of Bavarian Podcast Works a listen. Sure, I didn’t take part, but that should probably an incentive to give the boys a bit of your time as they break down the Women’s World Cup. Jake, Tom, and Marcus do a phenomenal job in talking about the action over in France.
Is Bayern keeping a close eye on Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinković-Savić? The 24-year-old midfielder could be an intriguing — albeit unnecessary — addition to the lineup in Bavaria.