The ongoing 2023 AFC Asian Continental Championship may be about to produce its first new Bundesliga arrival, according to Japanese sporting publication "Sports Hochi".
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Baumann told Bremen's "Deichstube" fan-site at the beginning of the current January transfer window that he and his team would be seeking both a central defender and a defensive midfielder. Baumann - who will be vacating his post after the current window concludes - absolutely put his money where his mouth was with the recent signing of Argentine center back Julian Maltini. A move for the current AFC Cup representative would make sense.
The Japanese source claims that Sano fancies a move to Europe and can easily be enticed by Werder's offer. The 23-year-old featured as a substitute in the national team's opening group stage win against Vietnam, yet remained on the bench during the loss against Iraq in the second group stage fixture. He maintains a current estimated market worth of €1 million in the latest transfermarkt listings.