According to Sport Bild (as captured by Twitter account @iMiaSanMia), Kingsley Coman is still asking Bayern Munich for upwards of €20 million per season in his new contract, which contradicts previous reports that Coman’s asking price had dropped into the €14 million to €16 million range.
With that number likely not feasible for the Bavarians, the club is already looking at options to sell the Frenchman next summer. One potential destination is Liverpool, who could be looking to replicate the kind of deal the Premier League club made with Bayern Munich to acquire Thiago Alcantara.
Per the Daily Express, Coman is very appealing to Liverpool:
Liverpool director Michael Edwards could be given a clear pathway to the signature of Bayern Munich contract rebel Kingsley Coman ahead of next season, according to reports. The Reds are no strangers to doing business with the German heavyweights, splashing just shy of £25million to land Thiago Alcantara at the start of last season.
The Bavarian giants are said to have already identified Red Bull Salzburg marksman Karim Adeyemi and Antony of Ajax as two potential replacements for Coman in the event he leaves the club next summer.
However, it remains to be seen whether Liverpool would be successful with another £25m bid in what would be a carbon copy of their previous move for Thiago.
Liverpool is seemingly looking to take advantage of a no-win situation at Bayern Munich. Jurgen Klopp’s club would be looking to only pony up €29.5 million for Coman. With the club needing to make a sale next summer, it is unlikely that it will receive the €70-€90 million once thought to be attainable for Coman.