As the Old Lady is still looking to shed some weight from its roster, Emre Can has once again been linked to Bayern Munich. With Adrien Rabiot and Aaron Ramsey coming onboard this season, Juventus still needs to cull its roster and both Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are there looking to pick up the scraps:
Juventus have a lot of central midfielders in their current squad and the club added two more this summer; signing both Adrien Rabiot and Aaron Ramsey on free transfers from PSG and Arsenal respectively at the start of the window.
For this reason, Emre Can is being linked away from the club. Barcelona have been named as shock suitors for the former Liverpool midfielder and Tuttosport are reporting that the Catalan side are still working hard on this potential deal. However, the same reports suggest that both Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) are also interested and could aim to sabotage Barcelona’s move in the final days of the market.
This is not the first time Can has been linked to Bayern Munich of late, so perhaps there is something to this.
Capturing a report by Sky that detailed Bas Dost’s move to Eintracht Frankfurt, journalist Manuel Veth tweeted that Die Adler has received an inquiry on Ante Rebic and noted that Bayern Munich, AC Milan, and Inter Milan were all previously linked to the 25-year-old:
Eintracht Frankfurt have finally agreed terms with Sporting for striker Bas Dost. Also #SGE sporting director Bobic told Sky that there has been an inquiry for forward Ante Rebic, who has been linked with #Bayern, #Milan and #InterMilan.— Manuel Veth (@ManuelVeth) August 25, 2019
If you think the Leroy Sane-to-Bayern Munich saga was a headache, imagine being a PSG fan:
The poker for Neymar (27) continues - currently Thomas Tuchel is the victim: The coach of Paris St. Germain may not use the Brazilian, although this is “fit”, as Tuchel himself said before the home game against Toulouse on Sunday evening. In the 19-member squad Neymar is missing once more. Real Madrid and FC Barcelona are vying for the € 222 million man who desperately wants to leave Paris.
(Cues Hurt by Johnny Cash)
It was with great sadness that those of us carrying the #TimoTime banner watched the 23-year-old extended his contract with RB Leipzig yesterday. We examined what this all means for both Werner and Bayern Munich, but the bottom line is that if the Bavarians are going to procure the Germany international next summer, they are going to have to buck up.
The release clause debate is raging with some outlets reporting that it is €30 million, while others have the fee as high as €47 million. Either way, if Bayern Munich really wants Werner next summer, what’s an extra €17 million among friends? In addition, Werner is now reportedly making €7 million per season. Good for him, honestly.
Anyway, consider the #ProjectBavarianMayhem2020 movement banner “in progress”:
It does not mean that it’s over, just that it won’t be quite as easy.
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Tottenham Hotspur’s Christian Eriksen is not making any commitments — at least publicly —on what the future holds for him:
Will Christian Eriksen (27) still leave Tottenham this summer? “I do not know, why are you asking me?”, coach Mauricio Pochettino said, slightly annoyed after his 1-0 defeat by Newcastle on Sunday, when he had come back to play his playmaker. His unexplained future is not an excuse for the team’s poor performance, but: “It’s not an easy situation, we know that will make the team uneasy, but it will be over in ten days, then things will be sorted out.” Eriksen, whose contract expires in 2020, had announced early to want to leave the Spurs. But so far there was no suitable customer.
Always on the hunt for talent, Bayern Munich’s scouts were in attendance watching Porto down Benfica 2-0 this weekend:
Scouts from #barca #mufc #fcbayern #juventus #acmilan #fcim #cfc #swfc #betis #sevillaFC #bvb #rbleipzig watched Benfica 0-2 Porto on Sat, Ze Luis and Moussa Marega with the goals— Scouts in Attendance (@scoutsattending) August 25, 2019
19yo MF Romario Baro started for Porto, 17yo FW Fabio Silva on benchhttps://t.co/PgFRxBa9Ut