5 Bundesliga stars who could be valuable additions to Real Madrid
Real Madrid have not started the new season as expected. The Spanish giants currently sit in the 3rd spot, 8 points behind their arch-rivals Barcelona and with expectations rising with every season at the Santiago Bernabeu, Zinedine Zidane already has a battle on his hands this early in the season.
While their next 2 months are going to be pivotal to their current season, the upcoming transfer windows could define the long-term future of the club.
Given Real Madrid’s financial resources, no player is out of their bounds and in this segment, we take a look at 5 Bundesliga players who could prove to be great additions to the Real Madrid side.
#5 Joshua Kimmich
The recent injury to Dani Carvajal has pushed Real Madrid into a crisis of sorts. The Spanish right-back, who has been one of the most consistent players in a Real Madrid shirt, is currently recovering from a scare and is expected to remain sidelined for at least 2 months and that has forced the club’s faithful into questioning the availability of adequate resources for the position.
So, who better to look at than the current Bayern Munich regular and up and coming right-back Joshua Kimmich? The 22-year-old has a balanced game that allows him to bring defensive solidarity to the side that he plies while also functioning effectively as an attacking outlet on the right flank.
He is unafraid to fly into tackles, makes regular blocks, as well as interceptions and his industriousness down the right flank have made him a fan-favourite at the Allianz Arena.
Add to that his attacking contributions and you could understand why Kimmich is fast establishing himself as the best in the business. In the 11 games that he has been a part of the season thus far, Kimmich has been Bayern’s creator-in-chief, creating an opportunity every 55 minutes and is currently placed 3rd in the Bundesliga charts behind only Levin Oztunali (Mainz 05) and Philipp Max (Augsburg).