The winter transfer window is closed. But even in the transfer-free period, the rumor mill is churning. The transfer rumors of March 24th.
Gladbach captain Lars Stindl is an institution with the foals, but the 34-year-old’s contract expires in the summer. How is this continuing? There are talks with Borussia, but Stindl himself explained that it was “not just a sporting decision, but also a family decision”: “The whole future plays a role, that’s clear.”
A career end is obviously not an issue – but a change to the 2nd league: Like that Picture wants to know, Stindl tends to return to Karlsruher SC! He comes from the KSC youth and got his first professional contract there. He also built a house for his family there.
The KSC is currently in eighth place in the 2nd division and should be represented there next year as well.
Will the young star from Bayer Leverkusen soon move to a top club? As Fabrizio Romano reports, the race for Florian Wirtz is picking up speed: FC Barcelona, Real Madrid and FC Liverpool are said to be watching him.
His contract with the Werkself runs until 2027 and they are said to be confident of being able to keep him until at least 2024. He has had eight goals in 13 games this season.
Julian Nagelsmann’s successor at Bayern Munich should be announced shortly. According to Fabrizio Romano, Tuchel should receive a contract from Bayern that is ready to be signed on Friday afternoon and will therefore be finally committed – there has already been a verbal agreement. His contract will then run until 2025.
In addition to Thomas Tuchel, his assistants Zsolt Löw and Arno Michels and fitness trainer Rainer Schrey also change loudly L’Equipe to FC Bayern. Julian Nagelsmann’s assistant coach Dino Toppmöller and Xaver Zembrod have to leave the club.
Will the coach stay with Eintracht Frankfurt? His midfielder Mario Götze sees things relaxed. “I haven’t talked to him about it yet,” he said on Thursday. “Rumors are relatively common. I’m not a fan of talking about them. In the end it’s always a decision of the club, the manager – there are so many factors and issues that go into it.”
Götze continues: “In the middle of the season the focus is different. So I’m relatively relaxed there. A lot will become apparent. He still has a year’s contract.”
Brief comeback at the age of 49: Ailton, who won a double with Werder Bremen in 2004 and was voted footballer of the year in Germany in the same year, puts on his football boots again. As the County newspaper Syke reported, the Brazilian has given his promise to play once for TSV Bassum III in the 3rd district class against SC Twistringen III on April 30 (3:00 p.m.).
The former Bundesliga top scorer has been living in Bremen for almost three years. The South American is sporadically on duty as an ambassador for SV Werder.
With SSC Naples, the coach is currently shooting down the Italian Serie A – and is also causing a sensation in the Champions League. Could an all-time great club be reaching out to the Napoli manager?
“Luciano Spalletti will stay with Napoli. There is no chance that he will leave the club at the end of the season,” club president Aurelio De Laurentiis has now emphasized. Instead, the contract with Spalletti (64), which expires in the summer, is to be extended shortly.
The 23-year-old attacker from AC Milan still has a contract until 2024, and several top clubs are said to be interested in the Portuguese. According to Calciomercato, PSG is now also part of it: they are said to have chosen him as a possible successor to Lionel Messi. Sports director Luis Ocampos wants to explore a transfer in the coming weeks. Leão himself said he wanted to hear Milan’s offer first.