Tuesday's Bundesliga gossip
Arsenal have also asked about Jerome Boateng while Borussia Dortmund have been scouting a Brazilian striker. Here's today's Bundesliga gossip!
|Jerome Boateng (left).|
When Manchester United and Bayern München held a meeting regarding Jerome Boateng on Sunday, 'The Red Devils' first and foremost wanted to ask about Bayern's lowest asking price for the defender. Originally, they wanted to offer Anthony Martial in exchange for Boateng, but that option has been rejected by Bayern who reportedly demand €50-60 million for the defender (Bild).
Not just Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United want Bayern München centre-back Jerome Boateng. Arsenal are also interested in the 29-year-old (Kicker).
Bayer Leverkusen is set to complete the signing of RSC Anderlecht striker Isaac Kiese Thelin on loan with an option to buy him for €6 million (Kicker).
Manchester City have been scouting Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl (The Times).
Scouts from Borussia Dortmund were in the stands at yesterday's match in Brazil between Fluminense and Bahia to take a look at the 21-year-old Fluminense striker Pedro. And he didn't disappoint as he scored the 1-0 goal. Apparently, Dortmund are very interested in signing him, and negotiations between the BVB and Fluinense are underway (Fox Sports).
Hannover 96 are close to extending the contract of head coach André Breitenreiter. However, minor details still remain to be agreed according to general manager Horst Heldt (Sportbuzzer).
Apparently, Ludwig Augustinsson had to reject some very interesting offers before extending his contract with Werder Bremen. "It's flattering that there was interest from the Premier League and Ligue 1," his agent Pen Jonsson says (Fotbolldirekt).
Thorgan Hazard expects to stay at least one more season at Borussia Mönchengladbach. "At the moment I'm there, and in my head, I think of staying and playing for Borussia. But in football, you never know what's coming," he says (Torfabrik).
The representatives of Hoffenheim defender Ermin Bicakcic have confirmed that Hannover 96 are interested in their client. "It's true that there is interest, including from Hannover. However, there are no concrete talks yet," the advisor duo said (Bild).
Schalke 04 have not directly instructed Johannes Geis to look for a new employer according to sporting director Christian Heidel (RevierSport).