Bayern snatches the star of Leipzig Leimer
The World Cup is long over and club football is back in focus. It becomes especially interesting in the transfer market.
Since the new year, clubs in the major European leagues have been able to buy and sell players again. The transfer window is open until January 31. Some Bundesliga clubs have also become active. Transfer news on t-online in the live broadcast ticker.
Report: Bayern grabs the Leipzig star
Bayern Munich seems to have secured the services of Konrad Leimer. According to a report by “Kicker”, the midfielder, who is still currently playing for RB Leipzig, has signed a contract with the southern German national team that runs from next summer.
Since Leimer’s contract at Leipzig expires, the change will be free. After coaches Julian Nagelsmann, Marcel Sabitzer and Diet Upamecano, Leimer will be the fourth player from Leipzig to move to Munich in a few years. The supposed change from Bayern has not yet been confirmed.
Nor did RB manager Max Eberl want to confirm the change when asked by Sky. It is “not signed yet”. In the evening FCB meets 1. FC Köln, Leipzig visits Schalke 04 at 6.30pm.
BVB: New rumors about Bellingham changing hands
Fresh speculation about changing BVB young star Jude Bellingham. According to TV broadcaster Sky, Real Madrid are still considering how to take the England international to Spain in the summer.
€100m transfer fee in the room BVB could also get Frenchman Eduardo Camavinga. At the moment it’s nothing more than a rumour, but Dortmund’s young stars have been the object of desire at several top European clubs for years – Erling Haaland, Jadon Sancho and Ousmane Dembele have already been poached.
Report: The Bayern player has other plans
For months, there have been persistent rumors about Bayern Munich’s alleged interest in Harry Kane. He has long been considered the dream player of southern Germany.
Recently, honorary chairman Uli Hoeness suggested on Sport1’s “Doppelpass” program that the striker may have been too expensive for the German record champions. “He’s a great player. But I can’t imagine that this size Bayern Munich wants or can pay for,” Hoeness said. This may also have been due to the fact that Manchester United financial heavyweights Kane was said to be at the top of the shopping list according to consistent media reports.
But now Kane appears to be working intensely again to stay at his current club, Tottenham Hotspur. This came through the “Athlete” portal. According to a related article, Kane has resumed contract talks with his hometown club. His contract there runs until 2024. He is said to be able to imagine an extension. Above all, the perspective of winning a title should matter.
Schalke get the wanted players
FC Schalke 04 signed Tim Skarke from 1. FC Union Berlin. The 26-year-old will be loaned out to Revierclub at the end of the season, the two clubs announced Monday night. In addition, Schalke have the option to re-sign the winger. The transfer seems to have failed, but surprisingly it is still possible.
The club quoted Peter Knappel, Schalke’s sporting director, as saying: “In the past few weeks, we have fought hard for Tim because he was and remains our absolute dream candidate for the attacking winger.” “The last 48 hours have opened up a window of a short period that we have been able to use fortunately. We have followed Tim and his development for a long time and we are convinced that he will benefit our team with his dynamism and depth of runs.”
Cologne committed captain St. Pauli
1. FC Köln signed their first new signing for the upcoming season. Captain and left back Leart Paqarada will move from second division club FC St. Pauli will join the Rhine on a free transfer in the summer and will receive a contract there until 30 June 2026. FC Cologne announced this on Monday. The 28-year-old, who trained at Werder Bremen and Bayer Leverkusen, has made 78 appearances for Hamburg in the second Bundesliga so far.