Transfers, news and rumors on January 8th: Big sum! Bundesliga team waving rain of money

The transfer window in the European leagues is open. Who goes where? Which transfers are fixed? What are the rumours? The news and rumors of January 8th.

George Rutter

The change of storm talent from TSG Hoffenheim to Leeds United is apparently getting closer. As transfer expert Fabrizio Romano reports, Georginio Rutter should already be in complete agreement with the Premier League club. The negotiations had already leaked out on Saturday.

Only an agreement between the clubs is still pending. According to the report, the transfer fee is around 30 million euros.

Christopher Trimmel

1. FC Union Berlin has extended the contract with its captain Christopher Trimmel. The 35-year-old’s contract would have expired in the summer. Union has thus taken care of the first of several posts. Because before Trimmel’s extension, not a single full-back had a contract that ran beyond the current season.

Julian Ryerson

The Norwegian’s contract with 1. FC Union Berlin actually expires in the summer. Yet again kicker reported, Julian Ryerson’s contract includes an automatic extension if he plays a certain number of games in the second half of the season. Then his contract would run until 2024.

But along with the extension, a release clause of five million euros will also come into effect, according to the report. That could lead to Ryerson leaving the Union in the summer. Because how The Athletic reported, several English and Italian clubs are said to have Ryerson on the list. Specifically, they name Brighton & Hove Albion as an interested party.

Yann Sommer

Borussia Mönchengladbach’s sports director apparently left a back door when he rejected FC Bayern: Roland Virkus could change his mind if an “immoral” offer comes in, he will be rejected Rheinische Post quoted.

Sea Sport1 this sum should be eight million euros – because that’s how much the desired successor Jonas Omlin would cost. Summer himself wants noisy Sky definitely switch to Munich.

More information can be found here.

Marco Reus

“It’s normal for other clubs to be interested in a player like Marco,” said Dirk Hebe, Marco Reus’ advisor, on the rumors of interest from Saudi Arabian Al-Nassr FC Bild.

Because “his contract expires in six months”. That doesn’t change the fact that Reus “is very important to BVB”, but according to the report there is still no offer from BVB to their captain. In addition to his love for Borussia Dortmund, he definitely wants to continue playing football. “So it’s quite normal that we have to look at other options,” he said.

Wout Weghorst

Will Besiktas block Dutch international striker’s move to Manchester United? “I do not know what [Wout Weghorst] by that means. He’s our player and his contract doesn’t expire until the end of the season,” said sporting director Ceyhun Kazanci Football International quoted.

But he has not ruled out a transfer. “If Manchester United or another team wants him, then they have to talk to Burnley first. Burnley will then contact us to talk about a possible separation,” Kazanci explained, “only if we accept that will the loan deal be accepted dissolved.” Because Besiktas actually wants to keep him: “If not, he won’t go anywhere until the end of the season!”

Santiago Ascacibar

Hertha BSC apparently has to deal with a new transfer request from Santiago Ascacibar. As the Argentinian journalist César Luis Merlo reports, the Hertha professional, who was loaned to Cremonese, would like to return to his home country of Argentina.

The journalist reports on “family reasons” at Ascacibar. For unknown reasons, he missed the Italians’ second half of the season against Juventus Turin last Wednesday.

Jannes Horn

VfL Bochum has loaned out its left-back Jannes Horn to 1. FC Nürnberg. Both clubs announced this on Saturday. Horn only switched to Bochum last summer and was supposed to close the injury-related hole in the back left.

But then he dropped out with a torn muscle fiber. When he was ready again, the competition was ready – and he lost the three-way battle with Danilo Soares and Konstantinos Stafylidis.

Zinedine Zidane

The former Real Madrid coach has long been tipped to succeed France coach Didier Deschamps, but the latter has now extended his contract with the French side.

There are still offers: The USA are said to have offered Zinedine Zidane the job of national coach, reports the The team. But Zidane refused.

Kinsgley Coman

FC Bayern Munich is said to be thinking about a spectacular barter deal next summer: How Calciomercatoweb reported that the German record champions are interested in attacking player Rafael Leao from AC Milan. In return, Kingsley Coman could reportedly switch to the Italian champions.

Here is the detailed news.

Ismael Bennacer

Algerian midfielder Ismael Bennacer is apparently facing a contract extension at AC Milan. As transfer expert Fabrizio Romano reports, the 24-year-old should sign a new contract next week.

It will probably run until 2027 and bring in an annual salary of almost four million euros. In addition, an exit clause of 50 million euros should be anchored.

Tim Leibold

The left-back is apparently leaving Hamburger SV. According to the Bild he already missed the friendly against 1. FC Köln on Saturday to finalize a transfer to the American MLS.

According to the report, Leibold is going to Sporting Kansas City, where he is expected to sign a contract until 2026. Reported annual salary: $2 million.

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