Transfers, transfers and more transfers. The time is coming up and January is just around the corner. As usual, rumors will come and go and we are ready for them. I will explain you below the rumors that are the hottest right now.
Lucas Hernandez to Bayern Munich
Yesterday, the spaniard newspaper http://marca.com informed that Bayern Munich activated the release clause for the French international Lucas Hernandez. The price on his clause is 80 million dollars. Atletico de Madrid announce on their website that the rumors were not true and that the player did not want to leave the club.
An hour later after the announcement, Rummenigge stated:
I can’t confirm it but I can’t denied it.
Jeison Murillo to Barcelona
The Colombian center back is very close to land in Barcelona. Rumors are becoming a reality and this morning Spanish media informed that the negotiations are close to come to an end. Barcelona will have to pay 2 million dollars for the loan.
Barcelona are in serious need of an experienced defender since Thomas Vermaelen and Samuel Umtiti are injured.
Murillo has European competition experience. He played in several teams in Spain and his biggest jump was to Inter Milan.
Nicolas Pepe to Arsenal
Pepe is in great form right now with his club Lille. His team is positioned in the second position behind PSG. His goals (current top leader with 12) and his leadership has helped them to be a solid team. Numerous teams are behind the French-Ivorian player.
PSG and Premier League teams are interested but Arsenal is the team with the lead. The Gunners are willing to pay 50 million dollars for the youngster.
Lille are open to negotiations although it won’t be easy for Arsenal.
Diego Lainez to Ajax
The last but not least, the Mexican winger Diego Lainez is the sensation in Mexico. After winning the Mexican Tournament with his team America his name is in several European clubs. The Club that has shown more interested is the youngster mine, Ajax.
Ajax are willing to make Lainez the biggest transfer club for a Mexican player. Numbers are not released but time will say.
I know you are all excited as I am to see new talent to go to bigger or better clubs.
Luis Gutierrez, follow me on twitter @futboldebarrio3