Nkunku in the sights of Bayern, Barça rules out the Mbappé option

Nkunku in the sights of Bayern, Barça rules out the Mbappé option

Bayern on Nkunku, Mbappé and Haaland far from Barça or Pochettino received in Manchester: all the information from the transfer window for this Tuesday, March 29, 2022.

Bayern interested in Nkunku

Passed from PSG to Leipzig in the summer of 2019, Christopher Nkunku bursts the screen across the Rhine. The Frenchman has 26 goals and 12 assists in 39 matches this season. A performance that opened the doors of the France team to him… and which did not escape Bayern Munich. According to the chain Sports1 and confirmed by the daily Picture the nine-time reigning German championis interestedto Nkunku. He would be the main alternative to the German winger Serge Gnabry, at the end of the contract in 2023 and whose negotiations to extend are slipping. If there is no outcome this summer, Gnabry (26) will be sold and Bayern will pounce on Nkunku (24), whose price would be around €60m.

SEE ALSO – Nkunku’s top 5 goals in the Bundesliga last season

Barcelona: Laporta tempers for Mbappé and Haaland

Guest on the radio RAC1 Monday evening, the president of FC Barcelona, ​​Joan Laporta, reviewed the news of his club. The transfer window was discussed at length, and a question was asked about Kylian Mbappé and Erling Haaland, whose names have been associated with Barça in recent rumors. But Laporta warns: rookies “will have to adapt to Barcelona wage levels and a defined economic structure that maintains the sustainability and balance of the club“. Plagued by financial worries, Barça wants to avoid madness and “players who are more than the team“. In other words, the Catalan club does not see itself struggling with its rival, Real Madrid, to recover Mbappé, still at the end of the contract at PSG.

Griezmann almost definitely at Atlético

After two difficult seasons at FC Barcelona, ​​Antoine Griezmann returned to Atlético de Madrid on the gong of the last summer transfer window, in the form of a loan. And as the site reports El Desmarque , the call option should be exercised. The condition was that Griezmann played at least 50% of the Atlético matches where he was available (i.e. not injured or suspended). Unless he is confined to the bench for the rest of the season, the tricolor world champion (31 years old) will be automatically transferred to the Colchoneros this summer, for 40 M€. Good news for his coach Diego Simeone, who is already counting on him for next season.

SEE ALSO – The nice goal of Griezmann against Majadahonda in the 16th final of the King’s Cup last January (0-5)

MU: Pochettino would have passed an interview

Last week the DailyMail we learned that Erik ten Hag, coach of Ajax Amsterdam, had passed an interview in the offices of Manchester United. This Tuesday, the site Foot Mercato assures that Mauricio Pochettino in turn met the Mancunian leaders. Information validated by the Daily Express . The Red Devils are busy finding the successor to Ralf Rangnick, appointed as interim last November. Pochettino (50), who still has a year of contract at Paris Saint-Germain, said he wanted “to speakwith the club ten days ago, before committing to a new season in France.

Brentford want to extend Eriksen

Less than nine months after his heart attack at the Euro, Christian Eriksen has returned to football with the Brentford club in the Premier League. The Danish midfielder is already in three matches, including two in full and a goal against Burnley, on March 12 (2-0). the Times reveals that Brentford already intends to offer him to extend his contract beyond June 30. Eriksen, 30, was recalled to the Danish selection and scored two minutes after coming into play last Saturday against the Netherlands (4-2).


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