Barred by the imposing Manuel Neuer at Bayern Munich, the young German goalkeeper Alexander Nübel (24) is courted by Lille and AS Monaco.
Lille know it better than anyone, having experienced it with Mike Maignan (25) this season: a great goalkeeper can not only decide the outcome of a match, but sometimes even of a season. The trend for the French international being to a departure at the end of the season (towards AC Milan?), The northern club activates its networks and has set its sights on the German Alexander Nübel (24 years old), considered to be the most strong potential of his generation in his country, as a guardian.
Lille negotiates for a two-year loan
Scheduled to succeed the immense Manuel Neuer, the former Schalke 04 player has not yet had the opportunity to express himself as much as he would have liked at Bayern Munich (three games played this season, two goals cashed), even though he had been promised playing time, according to the German press. But Neuer does not give up his place so easily. So the first season of the nugget was frustrating. And there are many in France who see it as an urgent opportunity.
Because if Lille has started negotiations with Bayern Munich, AS Monaco would also like to recover the German prodigy to replace Benjamin Lecomte (30 years old). On loan preferably, Bayern Munich not being a seller. Lille has made a two-year loan offer, but Monaco has arguments to make to achieve its ends, and thus manage to convince a player who could adapt more easily with a German-speaking coach (Niko Kovac) and staff. .