Bayern linked to Son once again (Caught Offside)
The loose rumors linking Bayern Munich to Tottenham Hotspur star Son Heung-min are back — even if they are farcical at best:
Tottenham are reportedly confident of keeping hold of star player Son Heung-min this made transfer interest from Bayern Munich. It seems Son’s superb form has attracted the interest of big names like Bayern and other top clubs, but Spurs are “confident” they can keep him at the club, according to Football Insider.
Given Bayern Munich’s financial situation, this rumor makes absolutely no sense. Son would — no doubt — cost far more than the Bavarians are willing to pay.
Roma pursuing Sabitzer? (La Gazzetta dello Sport)
Is AS Roma getting serious on RB Leipzig star midfielder Marcel Sabitzer?
Currently there are three names monitored with insistence by Tiago Pinto to add an extra piece in the middle of the field: (Giulio) Maggiore, (Marcel) Sabitzer and (Teun) Koopmeiners. Obviously they are different players, not only in type but also in specific weight. And then we should also understand how to fit them with the other pieces already available. For Sabitzer some intermediaries are moving to work on a possible Kluivert exchange (with balance in favor of Leipzig, obviously, since the Germans would like to redeem the Dutchman for 12 million euros plus bonus).
Sabitzer remains the favorite, considering that Mourinho has been keeping him under observation for a couple of years, since he took the reins of Tottenham. Should he arrive, for the Portuguese coach there would already be the first big smile.
Who is Bayern’s fastest player? (You Tube — FC Bayern Munich)
Let the Bavarians tell you themselves who is the speediest player on squad:
Potential fallout should Coman go to London (Express)
The recent rumors linking Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman to Chelsea could cause some fallout on the squad’s roster. The move might be considered a longshot, but both Hakim Ziyech and Callum Hudson-Odoi could become available if Chelsea somehow finds a way to get a deal done with the Bavarians for Coman:
But Ziyech and Hudson-Odoi struggled for regular minutes when Tuchel took charge and Coman’s possible arrival would raise questions on their futures at Stamford Bridge. Hudson-Odoi was a regular when Tuchel initially took over from Frank Lampard, but soon fell out of favour in the Premier League. He played in just two of the Chelsea’s final six league games and hasn’t featured in the Champions League since the round-of-16 win over Atletico Madrid.
Ziyech meanwhile has struggled to find a regular place in Tuchel’s side, with the German head coach changing the system at Chelsea. He’s been battling with Kai Havertz to play more centrally, although he did start and score in the 2-1 win over Manchester City earlier this month. But Tuchel has only used Ziyech as an option off the bench in the Champions League and he may have to make do with another substitutes appearance in the final this Saturday. Ziyech was signed by Lampard last year for £34m and there has already been reports that he is looking to leave after his first year in England.
We have already seen Hudson-Odoi linked to Borussia Dortmund, but Ziyech’s name has not been bandied about too much as of yet.
Ironically, both players have been linked to Bayern Munich in the past. While Bayern Munich has made it extremely clear that they will not sell Coman, it is not stopping the rumors from persisting.
5 Bayern players make CIES Team of the Season (@CIES_Football)
Robert Lewandowski, Thomas Müller, Joshua Kimmich, Jerome Boateng, and Manuel Neuer were all named to the CIES Football Observatory Bundesliga Team of the Season:
Best XI as per @CIES_Football ⚽️ for the @Bundesliga_DE 20/21 season: from @Manuel_Neuer to @lewy_official Other big-5⃣ leagues ➡️ https://t.co/P0OhpxlPv7 pic.twitter.com/IRUUWcy8dH— CIES Football Obs (@CIES_Football) May 25, 2021
Lewy, Kimmich names to European top team (@WhoScored)
Lewandowski and Kimmich also earned a spot on the Team of the Season for WhoScored’s Top 5 leagues:
Europe's top 5 leagues - 2020/21 Team of the Season@emimartinezz1— WhoScored.com (@WhoScored) May 26, 2021
J. Cancelo | @matshummels | W. Orban | @TheoHernandez @GerardMoreno9 | @DeBruyneKev | J. Kimmich | @KMbappe @lewy_official | L. Messi pic.twitter.com/2zeKX10arH