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Report: Bayern Munich is still keeping tabs on Real Madrid’s Lucas Vazquez from a distance

Could Bayern Munich truly be looking to a Real Madrid star to help with depth on the right side of the pitch?

Celta de Vigo v Real Madrid - La Liga Santander Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images

The transfer rumor linking Bayern Munich to Real Madrid star Lucas Vazquez has run the gamut from the Bavarians being “very interested” to having “no interest” to now listing the Bavarians as “observing the situation.”

Here is what we know:

  • Vazquez is a free agent after this season.
  • Vazquez can be a depth piece at right-back and right-win — the type of versatility Bayern Munich covets.
  • Vazquez probably comes with fairly high wage demands.
  • Bayern Munich is allegedly in the hunt for a Bouna Sarr replacement.

So where does that leave the Bavarians in relation to Vazquez at this point? Sport1 report Florian Plettenberg is reporting that Bayern Munich is not negotiating with Vazquez, but is “observing the situation”:

It would seem that this is the kind of transfer that Bayern Munich would chase given the relatively cheap cost (just wages), the versatility of Vazquez, and the likely short-term engagement of just two years or so.

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