Wed. Aug 10th, 2022

    Giant offer from Bayern Munich to De Ligt – Wanting to strengthen his defense, the German champion set his sights on the young Dutchman of Juventus.

    Bayern Munich CEO Oliver Kahn said they want to add a player with leadership characteristics to the center of the defense.

    Bayern Munich, which lost David Alaba to Real Madrid last summer, started to work to reinforce the defender position after Niklas Süle went to Dortmund.

    It turned out that the German giant made an offer to Juventus for Matthijs de Ligt, which Chelsea is also after.

    Passed Chelsea’s offer

    According to Bild’s report; Bayern sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic held a secret meeting with his Juventus counterpart, Federico Cherubini, in Milan on Wednesday.

    The information conveyed by the Italian journalist Alfredo Pedulla; It is stated that Bayern made an offer to the Italian club consisting of a 75 million euro testimonial + 5 million euro bonus.

    Giant offer from Bayern Munich to De Ligt

    Chelsea, Bayern’s most serious rival in the De Ligt transfer, also offered a total of 80 million euros. But the package of the London team consisted of a 70 million euro testimonial and a 10 million euro bonus.

    De Ligt is unhappy with the situation

    In an interview with NOS, the 22-year-old defender expressed his dismay at the poor results in the league in the last two years.

    “Two-fourths in a row is not good enough. We need to step up because these results are a disappointment. Juventus should be a team that always goes to the championship.”

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    Continuing to negotiate a new contract with Juventus, De Ligt signaled that he could leave if the conditions he wanted were not met.

    What did Oliver Kahn say?

    Answering Bild’s questions, the Bayern legend made important statements about both transfer and coach Nagelsmann.

    “We are very satisfied with the quality of the defenders we have. But we can improve ourselves in terms of leadership and squad depth.”

    “We chose Julian Nagelsmann because of his playing philosophy. We expect him to integrate and develop young players into the team.”

    Jamal Musiala and Paul Wanner, who grew up on the youth team, are expected to have more chances this season. Ryan Gravenberch, 20, transferred from Ajax, is shown as a midfielder with star potential.

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