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Leverkusen want to keep Aranguiz – but they may be forced to sell him

By Bulinews Team

Bayer Leverkusen want Charles Aranguiz to sign a contract extension, but may be forced to sell the midfielder as he eyes a return to South America.

Charles Aranguiz.
Charles Aranguiz.Photo: Fuguito/Creative Commons/CC-by-SA 3.0
Bayer Leverkusen are hoping to convince Charles Aranguiz to extend his contract which runs until 2020.

"'Charly' is under contract until 2020, and we want to keep him. Therefore, he doesn't currently have a price tag," Leverkusen sporting director Simon Rolfes told Kicker.

However, the Chilean midfielder hasn't been willing to open talks over a new deal until now, because he's tending towards a move back to South America for family reasons, as per Kicker.

Therefore, Leverkusen may be forced to let Aranguiz go in the summer in order to cash in on him.

Aranguiz has made 25 appearances for Leverkusen this season with two goals and four assists to his name.

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