Bayern Munich Transfer News: Chelsea star hands in a transfer request amid Bayern interest; Bayern still pushing for Frenchman to join in January and more - January 28, 2019
Hello and Welcome to the daily Bayern Munich Transfer corner.
A lot has been going on lately around the Allianz Arena with several players from top clubs across Europe are linked with a move to Bayern Munich. The deadline day is edging closer, and it remains to be seen whether Bayern could pull off those transfers before the window closes.
Hence without much ado, let's look at what's today's edition of transfer round up has in store for us.
#4 Callum Hudson-Odoi hands in a transfer request to force Bayern move
According to reports, Chelsea youngster, Callum Hudson-Odoi has handed in a transfer request as Bayern Munch move edges closer. The 18-year-old has been the subject of interest lately from Liverpool and Bayern with the latter ready to offer him an £80,000-a-week contract.
The Blues have rejected all bids from the German giants so far and even countered their offer to lure Hudson-Odoi to stay back at the Stamford Bridge. However, the situation now seems to be out of control for Sarri and the club who might have to sell the talented youngster to Bundesliga in a deal rumoured to be around £40 million.
RB Leipzig has also joined the race to sign the winger and are willing to include a buy-back clause in the deal as well. On the other hand, Bayern is planning a squad reshuffle which increases Hudson-Odoi's first team chances. With the transfer request handed in, it looks like a matter of time before Chelsea part ways with the player.
#3 Man United make the first move for Bayern target, Steven Bergwijn
Manchester United have made the first move for Ajax winger, Steven Bergwijn with clubs Bayern Munich, Liverpool, and Inter Milan also keeping an eye on the Dutch International.
Steven has impressed with his performances this season and look to win a third League title in four seasons. The winger has scored ten goals and provided nine assists so far this campaign and valued around £25million. He has a contract which runs till 2022, but a summer bid expected from many top European clubs.