The summer transfer window is fast approaching and more and more potential changes are on the horizon. May 25 transfer news and rumours.
Eintracht Frankfurt is apparently interested in signing Leonardo Balerdi. This is reported by the French portal team football. After an unfortunate engagement at Borussia Dortmund, the 24-year-old central defender developed into a top performer at Olympique Marseille. His contract with OM runs until 2026. Apart from Frankfurt, Ajax Amsterdam and Real Sociedad San Sebastian are also said to be interested.
The future of Tom Krauss, on loan from RB Leipzig, at FC Schalke 04 apparently depends on which league he belongs to. Loud sports1 if a purchase obligation of three million euros would apply in the event of relegation, the player would then be bound until 2027. In the event of relegation, Krauss would initially return to Leipzig, but could then be sold due to the great competition. On the last day of the game, Schalke, who are currently in 17th place, will meet Leipzig of all places.
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Kevin-Prince Boateng lie loud table football Inquiries from Italy and the Arab world. The 36-year-old actually wanted to end his career after the season and work in another capacity for Bundesliga relegated Hertha BSC, but according to the report he is now toying with a one-year continuation of his career. At Hertha there is great uncertainty after the relegation and in view of the open licensing issue.
Mark Flekken is apparently about to move from SC Freiburg to FC Brentford. Loud table football the 29-year-old keeper will be transferred from the Netherlands for the fixed transfer fee of 13 million euros.
Florian Kohfeldt could be loud Picture take over the coaching position at Bundesliga relegated Hertha BSC and replace Pal Dardai. According to the report, he is highly valued by the US investor 777 Partners, who invested 100 million euros in Hertha. Kohfeldt was already a topic at Hertha last summer, after many years at Werder Bremen he most recently coached VfL Wolfsburg.
Spicy: Kohfeldt is advised by Marc Kosicke, whom Lars Windhorst once wanted to make a member of the supervisory board. Nothing came of it due to DFL concerns about conflicts of interest, instead Windhorst made Kosicke his football advisor. In the course of the sale of his Hertha shares to 777 Partners, Windhorst apparently received shares in this company.
Paris Saint-Germain apparently want to sign Lucas Hernández. Loud sports1 the French champions have even made a lucrative offer to the 27-year-old central defender. Until recently, everything had pointed to an extension of his contract in Munich, which ran until 2024, and the negotiations were already well advanced. Accordingly, FC Bayern would have extended the high-paying contract with the same salary.
If Hernández does not extend, FC Bayern would have to sell him this summer in order to generate a decent fee. Hernández joined Munich from Atletico Madrid in 2019 for €80m and remains the record-breaking acquisition to date. Apart from PSG, a Spanish and an English club are said to have registered their interest.
Hernández, traditionally prone to injury, missed the second half of the season due to a cruciate ligament tear he sustained while playing for the French national team during the World Cup in Qatar. He completed his first team training session on Tuesday, and there was speculation about a place in the squad for the final Bundesliga game against 1. FC Köln. “For me he is clearly a leading player. I can’t wait until we can get started together,” praised coach Thomas Tuchel.
Yann Sommer will probably leave FC Bayern Munich again in the summer. He reports that table football and refers to four clubs that would deal with him: Villarreal FC, Valencia FC, Leicester City and AS Monaco, where Alexander Nübel’s loan expires. Also he is set to be sold in the upcoming transfer window.
The 34-year-old Sommer only came in winter as a short-term replacement for the injured Manuel Neuer and signed a contract until 2025. However, he did not convince in the second half of the season. Meanwhile, Neuer is working on his comeback and should be back in goal at the start of the season.
Defender Almamy Toure leaves Eintracht Frankfurt at the end of the season. The expiring contract with the 27-year-old Malian will not be extended, as the SBU announced on Thursday. Toure has played 80 competitive games for Eintracht since moving from AS Monaco in 2019, including winning the Europa League final last season.