Today we talked about the off-pitch stories. Most of the stories are official, and some of those are rumors. It could be a transfer saga or official transfer news.
World Cup winner, Lukas Podolski will sign for Johor Darul Takzim (JDT)
As you may know, Lucas was one of the best players in Germany. Forward played for different teams and has won dozens of trophies during his professional career in Europe. He was an unrepeatable player in the German national team.
Lukas will have a chance to score a goal in the Malaysian football league. As it seems, Lukas will join the champion team of the league. Malaysia Super League is ready to meet and greet Lukas Podolski. As it’s believed he will get a few million dollars per year and will get two years contract. As it seems, Lukas wants to have a good rest by the end of his professional career.
Eriksen’s transfer saga to Inter Milan
Tottenham is hoping for a new transfer in January. The team wants to sell Christian Eriksen as soon as possible. Danish player is not the starter of Tottenham this season. Even Jose Mourinho could not find a spot for him in the starting line-up. At the same time, Eriksen had a dramatic transfer saga in summer.
If you don’t remember, Eriksen was ready to transfer to Real Madrid. Danish player wanted to join Los Blancos in the summer of 2019. Even before the summer, Danish journalist asked him about Los Blancos transfer, and Eriksen said that he was ready for it. Unfortunately to Christian, Real Madrid decided to stay away from this transfer. That’s why Christian had to stay in North London for a few months.
Conte wants to sign a very experienced midfielder. Italian coach wants to have an excellent add-on in his team. Inter Milan will play at Europa League and Serie A simultaneously. Eriksen will be a free agent in the summer of 2020, so Levy wants to sell him in January. It’s already the 18th January, and the transfer fee has not been agreed yet. English tabloids believe that Eriksen will join Inter Milan next week.
Ole wants Portuguese player in Manchester United
Sporting player, Bruno Fernandes, is believed to join Manchester United next week. Ole intends to extend the squad with brilliant and intelligent players. Bruno is a top-rated player in Portugal. First of all, Bruno is the leading player in the starting line-up of Portugal’s national team. It’s still unbelievable that he has not left the Portuguese championship and plays for Sporting.
Tottenham’s director, Levy, is also interested in Bruno. He wants to replace Eriksen with Bruno. Unfortunately to Premier League teams, Bruno is the only player, and he can’t sign for both sides. The next two weeks will be very intense for both Manchester United and Tottenham. It will be a pure race between those teams.
Quique Setien takes the job of Ernesto Valverde
Spanish coach, Quique Setien is the new coach of Barcelona. Blaugrana’s new coach already trained the team and talked with Lionel Messi.
Barcelona’s director sacked Ernesto Valverde. Bartolomeu said that Ernesto was a good coach, and he will be remembered as a professional coach who won two La Ligas in 2.5 seasons with Barcelona.