FC Bayern Munich is still looking for a right-back in the transfer market - and is said to have found it in an Ajax star.
- FC Bayern Munich is looking for a right-back.
- Sergino Dest from Ajax Amsterdam is considered a promising candidate.
- Before the Corona crisis, the transfer poker was already running.
Update from April 3, 2020: Away from the big names like Leroy Sané and Kai Havertz, FC Bayern had envisaged Sergino Dest (19) to sign up for the coming summer. The Ajax Amsterdam right-back even watched Munich's DFB Cup game against Hoffenheim in the Allianz Arena in early February - the transfer poker between FCB and the Dutch champions was already underway. But then the Corona crisis came!
Ajax expert Mike Verweij from De Telegraaf newspaper said that the transfers from Dest to Munich and from Donny van de Beek (22) to Real Madrid were "almost certain". Verweij continued: “But the world looks very different now. I don't know if Dest will stay now, but it's going to be a complicated story. ”
Bayern: Rummenigge puts new signings on "Hold"
The statements by Karl-Heinz Rummenigge fit in with this. The Bayern CEO recently told tz: “No one knows exactly today how the Corona crisis will affect football in the coming weeks and months. That's why we put the topic of new signings on hold for the time being. ”The German record champion's priority is the talks about contract extensions with service providers Manuel Neuer, David Alaba, Thiago and Thomas Müller.
Before the Corona crisis, Munich's sports director Hasan Salihamidzic and chief scout Marco Neppe had looked at Dest in detail, watching him live more often. Salihamidzic would have liked to have brought the American international (three appearances) to Säbener Strasse last winter. According to Telegraaf, the FCB offered a transfer fee of 20 million euros, Ajax claimed 30.
According to Rummenigge, the corona crisis will ensure that transfer fees and salaries “are now being re-examined by all clubs across Europe”. FC Bayern and Ajax Amsterdam are, so to speak, starting all over again in poker for Sergino Dest.
Ajax youngster coming to FC Bayern? Dutch confirmed
Update from March 16, 2020: Bayern Munich is allegedly interested in the right- back Sergino Dest from Ajax Amsterdam . The loan from Álvaro Odriozola has not yet been satisfactory. The Spaniard is hardly used. Cooperation over the summer seems unlikely. That's why Dest should close the gap in the squad from summer.
The Dutchman was sighted in Munich in February. He confirmed his visit to the Isar opposite “Ajax Life”. He watched the cup duel against Hoffenheim in the Allianz Arena . “I was mainly there because I have family there. But I thought: If Bavaria is really interested, I would like to know a little bit about the club, ”he said. “So I thought it would be nice to have a look around there. But it was not that I was there at Bavaria's invitation, as was speculated. There was nothing behind it. "
Ajax youngster coming to FC Bayern? Teenage transfer likely, according to media reports
Update from February 11, 7.30 p.m .: While FC Bayern has at least consolidated its pole position in the race for the championship with 0-0 against pursuer RB Leipzig, Hasan Salihamidzic is currently in the race for the talents. Desired player Sergino Dest from Ajax Amsterdam is said to be a candidate for the summer - but Ajax insists on a transfer fee of a respectable 26 million euros. The Dutch refused a winter transfer of the teenager, which should have strengthened the Bayern squad * on the defensive.
Sergino Dest to Bayern: Kicker reports high probability of change
As the kicker reports, the major media houses in the Netherlands all report on the Bavarian interest in the 19-year-old full-back. Accordingly, Voetbal International and Algemeen Dagblad are talking about first approaches in transfer negotiations. The Dutch record champion would be ready to release the corresponding payment. According to the kicker, the probability of switching to FC Bayern * is rated high.
The FCB meanwhile hotly discusses the possible summer transfers. Even the topic of Leroy Sané is controversial at FC Bayern.
The Bavarians had a good sense of talent recently at Alphonso Davies, which catapulted its market value upwards.
Javi Martinez said in an interview how he could imagine walking around the square. He would wear an unusual accessory that made a European football legend famous before him. In the game against 1. FC Köln (with us in the live ticker) on February 16, Martinez will probably have to pause. Perhaps he is fashionable in the stands.
Sergino Dest to Bayern? 19-year-old Ajax talent in Salihamidzic's focus
Update from February 10, 11.30 a.m .: Will he be the new problem solver at FC Bayern Munich ? 19 years old, born in the Netherlands, American international: A young professional from Ajax Amsterdam has obviously become the focus of the German record champions.
Sergino Dest: Hasan Salihamidzic watches Ajax shooting star
His name: Sergino Dest . The shooting star is said to be a serious candidate for the right-back position at Bayern . That reports the picture (behind a payment barrier).
Sergino Dest (right) in the Champions League against Jonathan Bamba.
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Accordingly, sports director Hasan Salihamidzic watched the Dutch champions' 1-0 win against PSV Eindhoven live in the stadium on February 2 to come up with an assessment by Dest himself.
As the picture continues, Dest is said to have been in the close victory of the Munich team against 1899 Hoffenheim in the DFB Cup (4: 3) in the Allianz Arena. Does he come to Säbener Strasse in the summer? According to the Dutch daily De Telegraaf , FC Bayern is said to have been thwarted in winter with a transfer request.
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As it goes on to say, Ajax should be ready for discussion in the summer - and supposedly demand a transfer fee of around 26 million euros for the super talent.
Dest, who was trained in the youth of the Champions League semi-finalist, still has a contract in Amsterdam until 2022. He has had five assists in 16 league games so far.
Somewhat more impressive is the balance sheet of a Liverpool star who is apparently on FCB's wish list.
FC Bayern on the transfer market: plans are underway for the coming season
First report from February 9: The second half of the season has only just started again, but of course you are already thinking about the new season at Bayern Munich *. What will the squad * look like? Is Hansi Flick * still a trainer? And how many trophies * will you be able to present to the fans?
There is a lot of work behind the scenes, of course the transfer of Leroy Sané * continues to be a top priority. Is there even a mega combo with Cristiano Ronaldo on the offensive? President Herbert Hainer has since commented on the spectacular rumor.
Bayern Munich: first transfer for summer already fixed?
With Bayern bosses, you don't just want to sign finished players. The example of Alphonso Davies has shown how you want to operate in the transfer market in the future: Young players with a lot of potential for comparatively little money.
Will Bayern follow this plan with a youngster from Ajax Amsterdam ? The talks are obviously well advanced, because according to the picture Sergino Dest has already been sighted at Munich Airport!
Sergino Dest to Bayern Munich? Defender recommended at Ajax Amsterdam
Sergino who? Admittedly, the name Dest should only say something to football insiders. The right-back is 19 years old, was born in the Netherlands, but plays for the United States national team (three appearances). He has 28 games this season, scoring two goals and six assists. Its market value is twelve million euros. He is fast, has an enormous pull forward - attributes that are well known from Davies.
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Great 3 points, also happy to be mentioned king of the match! # 28
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So will Bavaria soon have young wing pliers from North America? Apparently sports director Hasan Salihamidzic already wanted Dest to switch to Säbener Straße in winter. However, this did not happen, now the defensive man should be transferred in the summer. According to the Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf , the Munich-based company recently submitted an offer of 20 million euros, but Ajax wanted ten million more.
Sergino Dest: move to Bayern Munich? Transfer fee is apparently already fixed
Now you should meet at 26 million euros. In view of the skyrocketing prices, a bargain - but does a 19-year-old from the Eredivisie bring the Reds back to the Henkelpott in the long run? At least with Alphonso Davies , the bill worked - the Canadian once switched to the Isar for ten million euros.
In the near future, the top game for Bayern is here (here in the live ticker) in the Bundesliga. Who's Flick running against Leipzig The games for the DFB Cup quarter-finals will also be drawn on Sunday evening.
A world-famous trainer was a guest in the Allianz Arena. Wrapped up thick, he would have remained almost undetected, but in the end the TV cameras caught him.
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