Germany's main sporting tabloid reports that Leipzig are close to finalizing a loan destination for disaffected striker Alexander Sørloth.
The talks with Olympique de Marseille apparently not panning out, it now looks as if Norwegian attacker Alexander Sørloth will be headed to La Liga.
Germany's "Sport Bild" reports on a loan deal to Real Sociedad San Sebastian. This report is confirmed by Norwegian footballing journalist Arilas Ould-Saada.
🚨 Alexander Sørloth is close to agreeing a move to Real Sociedad, as reported by @diariovasco. It will be a loan deal, but probably assorted with a buyout clause. Marseille have been among the interested clubs, but talks broke down recently. pic.twitter.com/0Pu9ofCIf0— Arilas Ould-Saada (@arilasos) August 23, 2021
Journalists at Germany's preeminent footballing publication corroborated the reports on Monday evening while also emphasizing that there is no deal in place yet.