Konrad Leimer transfer from RB Leipzig imminent
The World Cup is over and the clubs are 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 transfer imminent
While negotiations over a move for Gladbach’s Jan Sommer to replace the injured Manuel Neuer remain at a stalemate, Bayern Munich appear to be more successful elsewhere. According to a report by Sport Bild, an agreement with RB Leipzig midfielder Konrad Leimer is imminent. Accordingly, Bayern’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic contacted the 25-year-old’s advisors again after returning from training camp in Qatar.
Leimer’s contract with Leipzig expires in the summer. Sports Director Max Eberl stated already at the training camp in Abu Dhabi that he assessed the chances of survival as “very low”. According to the “Sport Bild” report, Salihamidzic has agreed in principle with Leimer to work together from the summer. Signature will follow soon.
Leimer will be the fourth newcomer signed by Bayern Munich from their rivals from Saxony in a very short period of time. In addition to coach Julian Nagelsmann, Bayern have recently signed Dayot Upamecano and Marcel Sabitzer from the Red Bulls. But unlike them, Laimer was going to Isar for free.
The Frenchman leaves Schalke only after half a year – the striker may have approached
Florent Mollet leaves Schalke 4 in the Bundesliga after just six months and will return to FC Nantes in France. This was announced by Revierklub on Tuesday. According to media reports, Mollet, who was signed from Montpellier in the summer for around €500,000, will change for €1.5m.
“Originally, we had no intention of letting Florent Mollet back again after only six months. When the request came from Nantes a few days ago, it was the player’s express desire to take advantage of the opportunity. Personal reasons also played a role,” explained sporting director Peter Knabel. Mollet played eleven competitive matches for Schalke, scoring one goal.
According to information from pay TV station Sky, Schalke want to use the income from the Mollet deal to secure the commitment of attacking midfielder Michael Frey. The Swiss must be released from Royal Antwerp ahead of Saturday’s Bundesliga match against Frankfurt. According to Sky, Schalke and Frey have already agreed a salary.
BVB before signing to Union Professional Ryerson
Borussia Dortmund is cementing itself with a professional player in the Bundesliga this winter transfer window. According to reports from Sport1 and Sky, BVB is guiding Union Berlin’s Julian Ryerson to Westphalia. The reason for the sudden move of the Norwegian full-back is said to be Thomas Meunier’s injury. The Belgium right-back suffered a calf muscle tear and will be out for at least six weeks.
According to reports, Ryerson is already in Dortmund for a medical. Borussia should take advantage of the exit clause in the 25-year-old Norwegian’s contract (15 international) and sign him for a fixed fee of five million euros.
Ryerson has been playing with Kubenecker since 2018, has been an integral part of the regular squad and has already played 25 competitive matches this season, but has yet to score or contribute a goal.
The Bundesliga striker is likely to switch to Hertha immediately
According to information from “BZ”, Florian Niederlechner will not move from the Augsburg club to the summer capital, but he will come to Hertha immediately. According to the report, he is already supposed to arrive in Berlin on Tuesday.
In room low six figure transfer fees. Augsburg’s signing of striker Kelvin Yeboah increased the possibility of Niederlechner’s departure.
Arsenal is interested in the Bundesliga winger
According to Sky, Arsenal are still looking for a winger. With Mykhaylo Mudryk moving to Chelsea, the Gunners’ position remains an issue.
The Premier League club is said to be interested in Leverkusen’s Moussa Diaby. He’s been with the Bundesliga club since 2019 and still has a contract until June 2025, so it won’t come cheap. Arsenal is currently at the top of the Premier League table.