MU has the opportunity to take Kounde
Along with the plan to buy Kim Min Jae – the commercial and football development deal, MU facing the opportunity to recruit midfielder Jules Kounde.
The Spanish press revealed that Kounde was not satisfied with his position at Barcelona, when he always had to operate in the right corridor.
In Xavi Hernandez’s plan, Ronald Araujo and Andreas Christensen are the two top-priority central defenders. That’s why Kounde announced that he wanted to leave Camp Nou.
MU quickly contacted to have Kounde. Former Sevilla defender was also contacted, but he wants to attend the Champions League, so the advantage belongs to the “Red Devils”.
Barca announced only to let Kounde leave for 80 million euros. However, MU can put pressure in the negotiations down to 50 million euros – the amount that the Catalan giants spent to have the 24-year-old French player last year.
Man City closes Gvardiol case
After meeting with Pep Guardiola, football officials of Man City decided to finalize the transfer plan of midfielder Josko Gvardiol.
Man City scouts have been keeping a close eye on Gvardiol for about a year now, especially in the 2022 World Cup. Pep Guardiola is also very fond of the Croatian.
This season, Pep created a revolution when he pushed John Stones into midfield with Rodri. The Spanish military leader needs a new central defender to increase the depth for Man City.
Moreover, Man City does not rule out the possibility of selling Laporte – who wants to go to Barcelona to start more. Therefore, buying Gvardiol is a priority.
Gvardiol played prominently with RB Leipzig and once stated that he wanted to stay in Germany for a while. The 21-year-old midfielder is expected to decide his future after playing in the final of the German Cup (June 3) – the tournament in which he and his teammates defended the title against Frankfurt.
Leverkusen fixed the selling price of Frimpong
The Leverkusen Board of Directors understands that keeping Jeremie Frimpong at football Germany is not easy, should pass the transfer price of the young Dutch player.
According to the German press, Leverkusen wants the transfer of this 22-year-old defender to be 50 million euros.
Frimpong has been one of the best right-backs in Europe this season, especially when it comes to explosiveness when it comes to attack. He has 9 goals and participates in 11 others.
Leverkusen received many offers for Frimpong from English football. Bild revealed, Erik ten Hag’s MU was the most eager.
Negotiations between Leverkusen and MU are expected to begin soon. Currently, coach Xabi Alonso has a replacement for Frimpong, Arthur (Arthur Augusto de Matos Soares), a 20-year-old player who has had 1 match for the Brazilian team.
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