FC Bayern obliged, as expected, world champion Benjamin Pavard from VfB Stuttgart. Like Munich’s sport Director Hasan Salihamidzic announced at noon in the training camp in Doha, the 22, wrote-year-old Frenchman, a summer contract over five years.

“This is a young player who is world champion. We are very pleased and proud,” said Salihamidzic on the defender. Pavard can leave Stuttgart thanks to an exit clause for a transfer fee in the amount of 35 million euros.

The 22-year-old Pavard can be used both for Exterior as well as interior defenders. The interest of Munich, was for months known. Pavard from cures currently a muscle bundle crack and is missing the VfB probably during the second kick-off at 19. January against Mainz 05. To the Swabia, where his contract ran until 2021, he changed to 2016 from Lille.

Hudson-Odoi is at the top of the list

Salihamidzic also expressed the specific desire to pick the English Toptalent Callum Hudson-Odoi (18) from FC Chelsea. “We want to sign him,” he said of the winger, the “dribble is strong and fast,” and moreover, “a good train to the gate.” According to TV channel Sky Chelsea has already a Bayern offer of € 39 million have been accepted.

Also Pavards world champion Mr Lucas Hernandez (Atletico Madrid) and midfielder Timo Werner (RB Leipzig) has the FC Bayern is apparently still in the visor. “This is an interesting player,” said Salihamidzic on the also flexible in the Defensive deployable French. Hernandez (contract until 2024), you can go for a fixed transfer fee of 80 million euros. “You have to look at what is possible,” said “Brazzo”.

Werner was “a very, very good player”, said Salihamidzic on the sought-after striker. The 22-Year-old has the presence of the Leipzig bid for the extension of his 2020 contract. Should he refuse this, a Transfer is quite sure how RB’s managing Director, Oliver Mintzlaff, said recently.


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