Paris Saint-Germain is going to have their hands full if they want to keep rumored Bayern Munich transfer target El Chadaille Bitshiabu at the club long-term. The 16-year-old defensive talent has yet to play a Ligue 1 match for the Parisians, but that hasn’t stopped the hype train from building. A new report from Foot Mercato adds another team to the pursuit: RB Leipzig.
Leipzig got to see Bitshiabu in person back in the fall in the UEFA Youth League, and they reportedly liked what the saw.
A recent report suggested that Bayern were interested in Bitshiabu and had some meetings with his agent in Munich. It wasn’t the first time that Bayern were looking at Bitshiabu, with a report linking the Bavarians with the young defender first came about back in the summer of 2020.
He still has a contract with PSG through 2024, and at only 16 years of age, he’s looked at more of a “future prospect” than a current one; however, he’s on the bubble of the PSG team, and it would not be shocking to see him start getting minutes before the current season is out.
RB Leipzig have joined Bayern in the race for PSG centre-back El Chadaille Bitshiabu. Bayern are insisting in following the 16-year old, even though PSG have no intention of selling him [@Santi_J_FM, @sebnonda] pic.twitter.com/kiEoGzqhFI— Bayern & Germany (@iMiaSanMia) April 15, 2022