Bayern Munich midfielder Corentin Tolisso tested positive for COVID-19, further prolonging his injury-plagued, unlucky streak with the club. With the positive test, Tolisso hampered his chances — at least a little bit — of being moved this summer.
Selling off the Frenchman is something that Bayern Munich allegedly was looking forward to:
Bayern actually wanted to sell the French (contract until 2022) to get a new midfielder. It won’t work for now ...
Erling Haaland to @SkySportDE about Chelsea bid rumours: “Before yesterday I haven't talked to my agent in a month... you’ve to tell me. But I hope they are just rumors, as €175 million would be a lot of money for one person”. #CFC #BVB— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 27, 2021
Haaland also reiterated his current contract, but did say he wants “the trophy”:
Erling Haaland on his future to @SPORTBILD: “First of all I have three years left on my contract. I’m enjoying my time here. But of course the trophy was important because that's what I want”. @westsven #BVB #CFC— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) July 27, 2021
Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey appears to be a transfer target of Aston Villa:
Borussia Dortmund formally announced its long-rumored signing of PSV Eindhoven star Donyell Malen:
Jadon Sancho left some big shoes to fill and Malen will have his work cut out for him in replacing the newly-minted Manchester United man.
Xherdan Shaqiri is set to leave Liverpool and could be looking at a return to Germany: