Nagelsmann denies contacts with Bayern
Presented as the favorite to take over from Hansi Flick on the Bayern Munich bench at the end of the season, Julian Nagelsmann has denied this assumption. The Leipzig coach was quite clear during his press conference on Sunday.
“There were no talks and no offers,” said the 33-year-old technician quoted by Goal. “That’s why I don’t know what Bayern’s wish is. I said I didn’t want to trigger a war with my employers. It still is. “
No change for Dembélé’s extension to Barcelona
Free in June 2022, Ousmane Dembélé has rediscovered the icing this season for Barça. Appreciated by Ronald Koeman and Joan Laporta, the French winger could even extend his contract. Except that according to information from the daily Sport, the negotiations between the different parties are not going very well. Within the Catalan club, some would have the impression that the player’s entourage is seeking to delay discussions until the summer in order to await the arrival of new contenders one year from the end of his contract.
Barça: Umtiti approached by a Russian club?
In difficulty at Barça, Samuel Umtiti could be pushed towards the exit by his management. The French defender has no shortage of courtiers and according to Sky Sports Italia one of them is Zenith Saint Petersburg. The Russian club, where Dejan Lovren plays, has already started negotiations. Still according to the Italian media, Samuel Umtiti would not be convinced by such a project and would wait for other offers. A departure during the summer seems more than likely for the 27-year-old central.
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While the Super League is causing an unprecedented crisis in European football, the clubs continue to prepare for the future summer transfer window. In Spain, Barça president Joan Laporta is convinced that Lionel Messi “wants to stay” within the Blaugrana club. The presence of the father of the Argentine player in Catalonia could even give rise to a meeting in the coming days to discuss a possible extension. On the side of England, Chelsea and Thomas Tuchel would keep an eye on the situation of Raphael Varane while the French is under contract with Real until 2022. Finally, if the soap opera Neymar is in the process of finding a conclusion, that around Kylian Mbappé remains as important as ever. After PSG’s victory against Saint-Etienne, the Paris striker dodged a question about his future and received further praise from Mauricio Pochettino.