Good day, here is the latest transfer news from the German Bundesliga.
Germany’s transfer window will be open between July 15 and October 5.
The latest concerning German midfielder, Kai Havertz is that he is closer to a summer moves to Chelsea from Bayer Leverkusen. This is following reports that the Bundesliga club has agreed on a fee with the English club.
The midfielder could therefore join his German teammate, Timo Werner, who moved to the club in July. Several reports have claimed that both clubs have agreed a fee of €80m up front plus another €10m to follow and a further €10m payable if a variety of clauses are met.
Kevin Volland Bundesliga transfer update
Still, in Bayer Leverkusen’s camp, the Bundesliga club could be selling Kevin Volland to AS Monaco. According to reports in Germany, the striker will cost the Ligue 1 side in excess of €20 million.
Both clubs are said to be “in an advanced stage” of negotiating the deal for the 28-year-old attacker.
Weston McKennie leaves cash-strapped Schalke 04 for Juventus
Serie A champions, Juventus have completed the signing of Schalke’s Weston McKennie initially on loan. The move is expected to become a permanent subject to various performance-based clauses.
“The decision to give a talented player like Weston up is obviously down to our club’s financial situation,” said Schalke sporting director Jochen Schneider.
BLESSINGS!!! Excited to start this new journey! Couldn’t have done it without the massive support from my family, friends, and agents🙏🏽. Time to Work #forzajuve pic.twitter.com/97NdnOikRT— Weston McKennie (@WMckennie) August 29, 2020
The Gelsenkirchen club is currently in a financial mess, with their debts reportedly reaching around €200million.
Robin Koch moves to Leeds United
Newly promoted Leeds United seems to be making some top signings in the present transfer market by signing Freiburg’s defender, Robin Koch.
Hello Elland Road. 🤙🏼— Robin Koch (@RobinKoch25) August 29, 2020
I’m really proud to become part of such a historic club. I will do my best to take the next step with this team and bring a bright future to this city. Let’s do it! 💪🏼 @LUFC pic.twitter.com/yFSOCHPWH5
The English club signed the SC Freiburg a four-year contract. The Yorkshire side reportedly coughed out an amount believed to be in excess of €15 million euros for the defender.
Jean-Phillipe Mateta linked with a transfer move to Crystal Palace
Mainz striker, Jean-Phillipe Mateta is one of the strikers in high demand. The Frenchman had hinted earlier this year that he was ready to leave the Bundesliga.
He is currently being linked to Crystal Palace and Newcastle United. Although he was out of the first half of the season through injury, he could leave the Bundesliga side for around €15 million.
Patrik Schick could be replacing Volland at Leverkusen
Reports from German suggest that Leverkusen could have stolen a march on Leipzig in the race to sign Schick this summer. The 21-year-old had played 22 games and scored goals during a season-long loan with RB last season.
Since Leipzig is unwilling to meet Roma’s valuation for the player, Bayer 04 could have the edge.