FC Bayern Munich is obviously very interested in an English top talent. The youngster commemorates FCB shooting star Alphonso Davies.
- FC Bayern is apparently interested in Bukayo Saka .
- The 18-year-old top talent has been under observation for some time.
- His current team, Arsenal FC , are doing everything they can to keep him.
London - From a temporary solution to one of the best left-backs in the Bundesliga - and maybe even the world? This is how you can describe Alphonso Davies' development at FC Bayern Munich * in the past season. The trained offensive man was ordered by coach Hansi Flick * backwards and developed splendidly. He was now crowned by a market value update, which put him in the international top ten in his new position.
With Davies, FCB landed an absolute stroke of luck. And according to this pattern, to recognize young, promising players early on and retain them, they want to continue with Bayern and build the squad * of the future. Also to escape the sometimes crazy transfer fees of the current football world.
Bayern interested in Bukayo Saka: is he the second Alphonso Davies?
One such Davies 2.0 is Bukayo Saka from Arsenal . Bayern have had the 18-year-old London native for a long time and sent scouts to the English capital last summer, as reported by tz.de *. Now the British Daily Mail once again writes about Munich's interest in Saka .
The Arsenal FC is currently trying to renew the contract with its top talent and retain him in the long term. According to the report, these negotiations are being watched by several top teams with eagle eyes - including FC Bayern . In addition, the Premier League rivals Liverpool and Manchester United should look closely.
Bayern's turn to Saka: Scouts should be delighted with the great development
But it is not only the young age of Saka that makes a comparison with Alphonso Davies almost compelling: Saka had already been deployed under Arsenal coach Unaj Emery in the past season. This season the top talent went through an enormous development.
Like Davies, Saka is actually on the left offensive side. After the injuries of Sead Kolasinac and Kieran Tierney, however, he had to help out at Arsenal on the left defender position - with great success. Among all three Arsenal coaches (Emery, Freddie Ljungberg and Mikel Arteta), he made a total of 23 appearances and celebrated his breakthrough with the professionals. He scored three goals and six assists. As with Davies, Saka is characterized by his versatility, he can be used as a left-back, a midfield man or as a left-wing man.
Transfermarkt.de currently estimates the market value of Saka at 13 million euros. For comparison: FCB paid ten million for Davies. However, it can be assumed that Arsenal will do everything it can to keep its top talent - outcome open.
* tz.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.