Transfer News and Rumours of the Day: 30th January, 2017
Hamburg close to signing Gremio midfielder
Hamburg want to be big again. And they believe firmly that the key lies in Brazil. And Ronaldinho’s old club. Gremio’s 22-year-old defensive midfielder, Walace, may not exactly inspire paeans to his attacking prowess, but every good team building exercise needs a strong foundation.
Borussia Dortmund star to leave?
Borussia Dortmund must be really fed up with this. Having seen cross-state rivals and big bullies Bayern Munich rip them apart every transfer season – for giggles, as they say in Bavaria – they may be all set to lose their talismanic (yet oft-injured) skipper Marco Reus to an embattled Arsene Wenger.
Bojan joins Mainz on loan
- Stoke City’s... I mean former La Masia wunderkind and “could-have-been-messi-2.0”... Bojan Krkic has joined Mainz on a season-long loan. Is Mark Hughes’ grand master plan of turning Stoke City to Stoke-alona unravelling at the seams?
Just how good was Bojan, though, eh?