FC Bayern has been said to be interested in signing Konrad Laimer for some time. He now rejected a contract extension in Leipzig.
Munich – The FC Bayern has already committed Ryan Gravenberch for the headquarters and Marc Roca sold to Leeds United, but the record champions could still strengthen with a midfielder. For weeks, the people of Munich have been associated with the Leipzig high-flyer Konrad Laimer. According to a recent report, the 25-year-old recently refused to extend his contract in Leipzig. That would pave the way for a change.
|Born: May 27, 1997 in Salzburg (Austria)|
|Contract with RB Leipzig until: June 30, 2023|
|Previous clubs: RB Salzburg, FC Liefering, RB Leipzig|
|Internationals for Austria: 24 (2 goals)|
Does FC Bayern snap? Leipzig top performer Laimer rejects contract extension
Since the summer of 2017, Laimer has been for RB Leipzig active in the German Bundesliga and gradually increased. However, the Austrian, who joined the Red Bull Salzburg academy in 2007, could soon leave the beverage manufacturer empire. “It’s quite possible that I won’t play in Leipzig again next season”, he said at the beginning of June. Again table football It has now been reported that he is said to have informed those responsible in Leipzig that he would not be extending his contract, which was valid until June 2023.
Laimer should request a change table football according to not have deposited, but is probably expected with his farewell. Since Leipzig rarely let their players go on a free transfer, this summer would be the last chance to cash in on the midfielder. RB even acted on the transfer market and secured the services of Wolfsburg’s Xaver Schlager for around twelve million euros as a preventive measure.
Konrad Laimer to FC Bayern? Nagelsmann could be the deciding factor
A Laimer sale could more than equalize these expenses. As picture recently reported, interested parties could sign him from July for the transfer fee of 18 million euros. With a view to the remaining term of the contract, the amount is quite high, but Bayern already showed negotiating skills with the transfer from Gravenberch and the agreement with Sadio Mané.
With the knocked-out extension in Leipzig, a reunification of Julian Nagelsman and his ex-player ever closer. However, Laimer, whom the current Bayern coach once described as a “pressing machine”, is not only in discussion with the German league leaders, some Premier League clubs are also squinting at the blond boy. The relationship of trust with Nagelsmann could therefore possibly be decisive if Laimer ultimately had to choose between several clubs. (ajr)