In the last summer transfer window, Bayer Leverkusen was unable to sign defender Waldemar Anton, who is on the payroll of club VfB Stuttgart. However, coach Xabi Alonso still wants this 27-year-old player because of his versatility. Anton can play well as a defensive midfielder or right back even though his preferred position is center back. .
The website Kicker.de reports that, Leverkusen will return to negotiations with the German defender next summer. Anton’s contract will expire in the summer of 2025, so the 2024 summer transfer window will be the last chance for Stuttgart to receive a transfer fee if Anton leaves the club.
With constant rumors surrounding the futures of Jonathan Tah, Edmond Tapsoba and Piero Hincapie, it makes sense for Leverkusen to prepare a list of potential replacements.
This season, Anton took on the role of captain at Stuttgart after the departure of Wataru Endo, and continued to become a pillar of the team’s defense when the 27-year-old midfielder appeared in all 11 matches. in the Bundesliga, helping Stuttgart become a phenomenon this season when they are ranked 3rd on the rankings, just behind Bayern Munich and Bayern Leverkusen.
Tuan Tu | 19:50 November 16, 2023