Superstar Sadio Mané is already here and with Matthijs de Ligt another mega hit is to come. FC Bayern is pushing hard this transfer summer – but the end doesn’t seem to have been reached yet. The people of Munich are also asking Atletico for reinforcements.
Interest in Joao Félix: According to “SportBild”, FC Bayern Munich contacted Atlético Madrid in June to express their interest in star striker Joao Félix as a replacement for Robert Lewandowski, who was planning to emigrate. But sports director Andrea Berta immediately rejected the request from Munich.
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Transfer fee in the three-digit million range: Even a possible offer of 80 million euros should not have changed the attitude of the Spanish club. After Félix’ signing from Benfica Lisbon for the record transfer fee of 120 million euros, Atletico probably wanted a similar sum for the 22-year-old from Bayern.
Swap deal with Benjamin Pavard: The record champions are said to have even been willing to offer a swap deal with defender Benjamin Pavard to lower the price for Félix. The Frenchman is considered a candidate for a transfer from Juventus to Matthijs de Ligt. However, Bayern did not want the striker Alvaro Morata offered by Atletico.